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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 ‘Heard on The Hill’ Seeks Faculty Contributions

The Nichols College Newsroom wants to help our faculty communicate with the public the value and impact of their important research, and we strive to tell our stories via a variety of communications tools and channels. As such, Nichols Newsroom seeks the faculty’s help in publicizing and communicating about their research, scholarship, and creative activity […]

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 Media Interview Nichols Professor Jean Beaupre on the Lack of Women in Leadership Roles

Nichols College Professor Jean Beaupré, faculty advisor to the Nichols Institute for Women’s Leadership, was interviewed by “Worcester News Tonight” on the lack of women in leadership roles in central Massachusetts. Watch the news clip below. Professor Beaupré was also interviewed for the Worcester Business Journal‘s Feb. 18, 2019, article “$416K vs. $220K: The Central Mass. […]

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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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 Nichols College Named a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner

High School Students Invited to Nichols’ June Finance Camp   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Nichols College is now an official Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner (ELP), joining an exclusive group of 35 educational institutions from around the world. Bloomberg is a global information and technology company that delivers business and financial news, data, and powerful analytics; […]

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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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 Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Editor’s Note: The following historical and political perspective on the presidency of George H.W. Bush — who died Nov. 30, 2018, and whose state funeral was today, Dec. 5, 2018 — is offered by Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and international business, and chair of the political science program at Nichols […]

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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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 Nichols Students Attend Psychology Conference

Six Nichols College students and their professors attended the Nov. 10 New England Psychological Association annual meeting at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The meeting included educational sessions on a range of psychology-related topics as well as several poster sessions. Pictured, from left to right: Christina Demalia, ’20; Professor Brian McCoy; Jessica Warner, ’21; Nicole Murray, ‘21 (in […]

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