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Providence College Galleries awarded more than $300,000

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College has been awarded more than $300,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to help its art gallery rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. The school was one of 90 colleges nationwide that received American Rescue Plan funding that will help ...

U.S. Army, UMass Lowell showcase new innovations for soldier success

LOWELL, Mass. – From new materials for transparent body armor to a drone sensor for use as a way finder underground, innovations by UMass Lowell researchers took center stage today as part of the university’s HEROES Day. The event showcased UMass Lowell’s HEROES (Harnessing Emerging ...

UMass Lowell No. 19 among Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

LOWELL, Mass. – UMass Lowell, led by Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, is ranked among the top 20 organizations on the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts list for the fifth consecutive year. Compiled annually by The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) in partnership with Boston Globe Magazine, ...

Amherst College drops admissions edge for children of alumni

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Amherst College will no longer give admissions preference to the children of alumni, the school announced Wednesday, ending a practice that has been criticized for giving an additional advantage to students from wealthier families. The liberal arts college said it's ...