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Custodian Earns Engineering Degree From School He's Worked At For 8 Years

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.20.2016 | Good News

Here's a story that'll leave you awash with emotion. Michael Vaudreuil has spent eight years as a custodian at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in...

Assumption College Evacuated After Emailed Bomb Threat

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | College

Oct 14 (Reuters) - A Massachusetts college was evacuated on Tuesday night following an emailed bomb threat, the school said. Assumptio...

Diaspora Communities Count on Kerry to Uphold Clinton's Legacy

Karen Kashmanian Oates, Ph.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics
Karen Kashmanian Oates, Ph.D.

In her farewell remarks as Secretary earlier this year, Clinton she said there are now more than 1,500 diaspora communities from more than 190 countries and regions that regularly interact with the State Department and IdEA. That momentum is why it is so important for Secretary Kerry to continue this critical work.

The Importance of Basic Research

Karen Kashmanian Oates, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Science
Karen Kashmanian Oates, Ph.D.

The rock star status of today's scientific celebrities encourages aspiring scientists to focus on the retail possibilities that can result in fast fame and wealth. While understandable, this unwittingly neglects a crucial part of the scientific equation.

Glasses That Prevent Date Rape?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.13.2012 | College

A graduate of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts is raising money to develop and sell a new product that he says could greatly reduc...

Welcome to College

Dennis D. Berkey | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Dennis D. Berkey

None of our professors will accept a video parody of "Call Me Maybe" in lieu of legitimate class assignments. It is not uncommon for even the strongest students to need help from time to time. All you need to do is ask, but you must do the asking for yourself.