Nichols Sophomore Launches Uber-like Business to Provide Safe Transportation for Students

Mobile Whip is Another Example of Bison Building Brands   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—One thing’s for sure: If you want to be a business leader, you’ve got to first become a Bison. Jared Williamson is one of many entrepreneurial students at Nichols College taking what they learn in the classroom and applying it […]

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 Webster Times Covers Professor Emily Thomas Lecture: ‘Clara Barton Was One of the Brave Ones’

Editor’s Note: The following article was published in the March 22, 2019, edition of The Webster Times, on page 3.   By GUS STEEVES CORRESPONDENT DUDLEY — Today, almost nobody would say women aren’t qualified to be nurses. But when Clara Barton lived in the 19th century, they were routinely rejected from caring from anyone […]

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 Nichols Explores ‘Fake News’ Phenomenon

On Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m., Nichols College will host “What’s It A’bot?” – a panel discussion on media literacy for the 21st century. Panelists will be members of the local and regional media, and it will be moderated by Shaun Moriarty, founder of local digital news publication The Citizen Chronicle. The free, non-partisan […]

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 Nichols Prof. Hans Despain Opines on Sen. Eric Lesser Proposed Western Mass.-Remote Worker Incentive Bill

The (Springfield) Republican / MassLive.com and The Reminder newspaper company have published an opinion column by Nichols College Economics Chair and Professor Hans G. Despain, Ph.D., about State Sen. Eric Lesser’s (D-Longmeadow) proposed remote worker incentive program. The legislation would encourage people to move from eastern Massachusetts to the western part of the state. Dr. […]

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 Nichols Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Faucher’s Dance Moves Catch Media Attention

(Worcester) Telegram & Gazette‘s sports columnist Jennifer Toland interviews Nichols College’s very own “Dancing King,” Men’s Basketball Head Coach Scott Faucher, whose post-victory moves last Saturday in New Jersey were featured on “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.” Read the March 5, 2019 Telegram & Gazette article: “Jennifer Toland’s College Notes: Scott Faucher, Men’s Basketball […]

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 Telegram & Gazette ‘Faculty Forum’ Features Nichols Professor Prajjwal Panday

Editor’s Note: In the Feb. 17, 2019, edition of the (Worcester) Telegram & Gazette‘s “Faculty Forum,” Nichols College Professor of Environmental Science Prajjwal K. Panday, Ph.D., addresses the topic of climate change. He answered the newspaper’s question: “What can be done by the average person to reduce our negative impact on the environment, and decrease […]

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 Professor Erika C. Smith Interviewed about President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Nichols College Political Science Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., was interviewed Feb. 16, 2019, by Worcester News Tonight for her perspective on President Trump’s declaring a national emergency. Watch the news clip, below:         In January she was interviewed for a TV news story about the federal government shutdown. Here’s the news […]

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 Glacier Expert Mauri Pelto Interviewed About Government Shutdown’s Impact on National Parks

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE News blog GlacierHub interviewed Nichols College Environmental Science Professor and Academic Vice President Mauri Pelto, Ph.D., and director of the North Cascades Glacier Climate Project, about how the federal government shutdown impacts the national parks. The story is headlined: “Roundup: Government Shutdown Impacts National Parks.” Dr. Pelto, who also works with NASA Goddard and the […]

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 Worcester Business Journal Highlights Nichols-Worcester State Counterterrorism Studies Program Partnership

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Nichols College-Worcester State University counterterrorism studies partnership is featured in a Dec. 24, 2018, Worcester Business Journal (WBJ) article about college partnerships. The story – headlined: “Focus on Money: Colleges Will Offer More Value for Students While Looking to Generate More Revenue” – includes a photo of Master of Science in Counterterrorism Studies […]

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 At Conference, Nichols Student Historians Share Research on Media and Politics

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Nichols College History Department and Fischer Institute are sponsoring the first Media and Politics in America Conference Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5, featuring presentations in Fels Student Center, Room 210, by Nichols students in History Program Chair and Professor Michael Neagle‘s History 480W seminar. Three students each day […]

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