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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 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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 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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