western new england university

  Who isn’t running for president by now?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, goes over the early numbers with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

At Marathon Finish Line, Two Types Of Relief

Apr 26, 2015


People were pushed up against the metal fences on either side of the street holding up signs, ringing cowbells, and waving clappers in the air. Spirits were high, despite the overcast clouds and constant rain. Marathon runner, German Caraang, shares his experience of his first Boston marathon.

Stephen Romano: Balancing Life And Diabetes

Mar 22, 2015

I met Laura Burby the beginning of our freshman year at Western New England University and we started dating. As our relationship grew, I learned more about her diabetes, and I learned what to do in certain scary situations. She’s independent when it comes to her diabetes, but it can be a lifesaving measure to be a caretaker when needed.

Sister

Mar 8, 2015

Rose-colored glasses get a bad name. Whenever I hear someone accused of having rose-colored glasses it usually means they’re unrealistically optimistic or ignoring reality. This might be true…But I believe everyone needs a pair. A few years ago I got some from my older sister, who is my hero. She’s been my greatest teacher and role model, and the “rose-colored glasses” she gave me all those years ago have been a gift that changed my life.

The jobs of 25,000 people in New England are at risk along with the livelihoods of many small businesses because of the drama surrounding the Market Basket supermarket chain.

    The 71 Market Basket stores in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine have been without fresh food and shoppers, for the most part, for three weeks now because of a wildcat strike by workers who have chosen sides in a long-running dispute between two cousins over control of the family-owned business.

“I started my freshman year as a Bio major and then I switched to marketing communications.”

“I entered college as a business major, then I switched to communications and public relations.”

“I started as an engineer, but now my major is communications.”

WAMC

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has awarded a major grant to Western New England University in Springfield for a cancer research project.

Western New England University will use the $500,000 grant to purchase equipment for the development of new tests for cancer drugs using live cells from cancer patients.  Dr. Anthony English, a professor of biomedical engineering said it will be cutting edge research that could lead to the production of more cost-effective personalized cancer treatments.

Mya Coviello Shares Her Experience Abroad

Mar 23, 2014

Advocates for studying abroad believe that students who make going overseas a part of their education helps students and future employers develop profound skills. It pushes students to get out of their comfort zone to experience another culture, language, environment, and education system. Essayist Mya Coviello shares her story of studying abroad in Europe.

  Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been the subject of 2016 chatter.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Warren has become a liberal icon.

  Congress’ unpopularity is hitting new lows during the shutdown.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Republicans appear to be taking most of the blame.

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