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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 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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 Webster Times: Nichols Explores How the Web Watches Us

Nichols in the News  Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the Nov. 9, 2018, edition of The Webster Times.  By GUS STEEVES STONEBRIDGE CORRESPONDENT When you look into your iPhone screen, who or what is looking back at you? That was the general question behind last week’s “iPhone or iSpy” forum at Nichols College, where […]

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 Baking Steel Founder Speaks to Nichols Entrepreneurship Students

Entrepreneur and author Andris Lagsdin, founder of Baking Steel, spoke to Entrepreneurship and Consumer Marketing classes at Nichols College Friday, Oct. 26, about his entrepreneurial journey to create the world’s best consumer cooking surface. Nichols thanks Andris for his willingness to help our students find their passion and share advice about how to create and market […]

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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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 Nichols Counterterrorism Program Speaker Series: Dr. Monde Muyangwa to Address Violent Extremism in Africa

Monde Muyangwa, Ph.D., director of the Washington, D.C.-based Wilson Center’s Africa Program, will address on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, United States strategic interests in Africa with respect to counterterrorism and countering violent extremism, as part of the Nichols College Master of Science in Counterterrorism Guest Speaker Series. This free event is open to the public […]

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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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