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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 Thanks to the Nichols College Community for Making the WBZ NewsRadio “Talk the Vote” Event a Success!

Over 200 students, faculty, staff, and members of the general public packed Daniels Auditorium Monday, Oct. 29, to participate in WBZ 1030 AM NewsRadio’s “Talk the Vote,” a live radio broadcast hosted by veteran journalist Dan Rea. The show — which was broadcast in 38 states and publicized Nichols College A LOT — featured Massachusetts […]

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 Nichols Community to Honor Veterans at Nov. 12 Gathering

A Veterans Day Celebration will be held Monday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m., at the Black Tavern on Center Road in Dudley. This free event is sponsored by the Nichols College Office for Military and Veteran Services and the Fischer Institute. Food and beverages will be provided. All are welcome to attend this informal social […]

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 Embracing a Divided Culture: Nichols Speaker Details Life in Apartheid-era South Africa

Editor’s Note: Hope Rudzinski is a junior English major and communications minor, and a public relations assistant in the Nichols College Office of Marketing and Communications.   By HOPE RUDZINSKI ’20 When it comes to taking risks and living in the moment, Jeffrey K. McKee, Ph.D., isn’t shy to embrace it. He grew up in Ohio, […]

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 Fischer, Nichols Reads Presents Lecture on ‘Surviving South African Apartheid,’ by Dr. Jeff McKee

Dr. Jeffrey McKee is a physical anthropologist at The Ohio State University and has worked and studied in South Africa. From 1986 to 1996, Dr. McKee served as a senior lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. He comes to Nichols College Wednesday, Sept. 19, as part of the Fischer […]

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 Be Part of Live Studio Audience at WBZ ‘Talk the Vote’ Series, at Nichols Oct. 29

The 2018 midterm election will have a long-lasting effect on the Commonwealth and the nation. This fall there are many important races to watch in Massachusetts such as the Governor’s race, U.S. Senate race, and the congressional district races. We will be discussing all the issues from ballot questions to the gubernatorial race to keep […]

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 Enjoy Coffee ‘n’ Conversation Sept. 6 with Faculty

Nichols College’s Office of Academic Affairs will host Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, the new academic year’s first “First Thursday” of coffee ‘n’ conversation. The Nichols community is invited to stop by the faculty lounge, third floor of the academic building, to chat with faculty. The Fischer Institute will provide refreshments and delicious baked goods.

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 Short Stories by Professor Lisa Taylor to be Published This Spring

English Professor Lisa C. Taylor was invited to be a visiting writer and speaker at Norwalk Community College in November. The college used her short story collection in their writing classes this semester. Professor Taylor also received an AAUP Development Award for her project “Tenor and Turbulence in Hybrid Writing Forms and Diverse Voices.” This project […]

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 Fischer Institute, OIA Hire Brijin Kastberg

Brijin Kastberg has been hired as administrative assistant for the Fischer Institute and Office for International Engagement. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Most recently, Brijin was an advertising executive at Stonebridge Press, which company that publishes over 15 newspapers in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. She comes to Nichols […]

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