Temperatures have plummeted in New England, with the wind chill nearly 20 degrees below zero. But how is wind chill actually calculated? To answer that question, I learned about the number’s colorful — and changing — history.
Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is not yet saying how she’ll vote on President Obama’s request for military authorization against ISIS. Warren’s comments came during a visit to Springfield today.
UMass Amherst has reversed its ban on Iranian students from entering certain engineering and science programs. But some students say the revised policy is still discriminatory.
After creating a policy on February 6th that banned Iranian students from entering specific programs in the colleges of engineering and natural sciences, the university has reversed the policy.
Updated at 5:53 p.m. Some back-tracking on Wednesday at UMass Amherst. The university is reversing a policy that would’ve barred all Iranian nationals from certain engineering and science programs.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse wants Olympic volleyball events to be played in his city if Boston wins the 2024 summer games.
If someone were to grade you on how healthy your grocery purchases were, how high would you score? That’s actually happening for some Harvard Pilgrim Health members. We look at attempts to provide economic incentives to make healthy choices.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting and comment session Thursday on plans to fully decommission Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
As Massachusetts continues to dig out from the historic snowstorms that have bombarded the state recently — the latest left Sunday evening — it’s been business as usual at the bunker — ground zero for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.
The school last week said its policy was tied to federal sanctions designed to discourage nuclear and energy research by Iranians. But the Associated Press quotes a U.S. State Department official contradicting the school’s interpretation of the law.
The mayor of Easthampton, Massachusetts, is happy the city’s water was mentioned on The Tonight Show, but she’s taking issue with something host Jimmy Fallon said.
Naomi Volain, who teaches environmental science at Central High School, is in the running for “Global Teacher of the Year.”
The Massachusetts Legislature pauses from its slow, snow-clogged start to the 2015 session for school vacation week, a span where activity on Beacon Hill has historically decreased.
Valentine’s Day is a celebrated with Valentine greeting cards… thanks in part to a 19th-century student of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Leslie […]
Tuesday’s killing in North Carolina of three Muslim students is now being investigated by the FBI as a hate crime. They were allegedly shot by a neighbor. Many New Englanders are responding to their deaths with prayer and discussion.