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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 Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito to Deliver Nichols College Commencement Address

In addition to Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, two other accomplished individuals will receive honorary degrees from Nichols College: Charles F. Monahan Jr., president of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University; and Robert Miller, Ph.D., a former Nichols trustee.   By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College has announced that Massachusetts […]

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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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 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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 Nichols Students Help High Schoolers, Peers Register to Vote in Mid-term Election

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE DUDLEY, Mass.—Nichols College political science, business, and leadership students helped approximately 120 high school and college students register to vote last week, ahead of the Oct. 17 registration deadline to vote in the Nov. 6 mid-term election. Nichols professors Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D. (political science chair) and Libba Moore, Ph.D., (human […]

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 Community Discussion on Kavanaugh Hearings

Several members of the Nichols community have requested an informal discussion about the recent debate of whether the U.S. Senate should appoint Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice. President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh this past summer, and the judge has had to face allegations of sexual assault, partisanship, and poor temperament. […]

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 WBZ NewsRadio Show Comes to Nichols Oct. 29 for ‘Talk the Vote’ Election Conversation

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Mid-term election season is heating up on Beacon Hill, Capitol Hill, and also on … Dudley Hill! Wait: Where? You read that right, Bison! The 2018 general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6, and WBZ NewsRadio Boston is bringing the issues and politicians to campus Monday, Oct. 29, with its live-on-the-radio Talk […]

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 State Lawmakers Hear Testimony from Nichols College Counterterrorism Faculty

BY LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE BOSTON—Nichols College counterterrorism graduate program faculty testified May 9, 2018, before the Massachusetts Legislature’s House Committee on Technology and Intergovernmental Affairs and the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. The public hearing, which focused on cyber security, was held amid allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election […]

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 Former Director of U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency to Speak as Part of Nichols College Counterterrorism Program

DUDLEY, Mass.—Former director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. (ret.) Ronald L. Burgess Jr. will speak at Nichols College Tuesday, April 3, 2018, about cybersecurity threats to the United States. This special presentation is sponsored by the Nichols College Master of Science in Counterterrorism program. It starts at 2:15 p.m. in Davis Hall, […]

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