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The Suffolk Times
Cutchogue news: Library holds annual book saletheir dedication to the children and making the butterfly project a reality. A
Cutchogue news: Library holds annual book sale
The Suffolk Times / Posted 4 hours ago
their dedication to the children and making the butterfly project a reality. Amanda Gatz, a junior engineering major at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, traveled with fellow students to Thailand to collaborate with students from Chulalongkorn... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Former LHS coach to lead FSU women’s volleyball team | July 29, 2016said. Wirkkala most recently served as head women’s volleyball coach at Hudson
Former LHS coach to lead FSU women’s volleyball team | July 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
said. Wirkkala most recently served as head women’s volleyball coach at Hudson High School. Prior to that, he led the Worcester Polytechnic Institute men’s volleyball club team for two years, qualifying for the playoffs both seasons and... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Students win awards from Worcester State University | July 29, 2016of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration) and Chloe Izumi (Bachelor of
Students win awards from Worcester State University | July 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration) and Chloe Izumi (Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Liberal Studies). • Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Olivia Bennett (Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering), Connor Morette (Bachelor of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cranberries can 'juice up' your immunityscience as a new study has found that cranberry juice is effective at preventin
Cranberries can 'juice up' your immunity
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
science as a new study has found that cranberry juice is effective at preventing bacterial infections. A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has characterized the role of compounds... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Cranberries can 'juice up' your immunityscience as a new study has found that cranberry juice is effective at preventin
Cranberries can 'juice up' your immunity
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
science as a new study has found that cranberry juice is effective at preventing bacterial infections. A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth has characterized the role of compounds... Read more
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The Jewish Advocate
What we did during our summer vacation: Taglit–Birthright Israelstate for 10 days of adventure. Twenty-one students on this trip were from Wor
What we did during our summer vacation: Taglit–Birthright Israel
The Jewish Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
state for 10 days of adventure. Twenty-one students on this trip were from Worcester-area schools, including Clark and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, as well as Worcester and Fitchburg State Universities and Quinsigamond Community College.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park returns to The Common with "The Tempest"rehearsal break. "The language of Shakespeare definitely guides you through."
Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park returns to The Common with "The Tempest"
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
rehearsal break. "The language of Shakespeare definitely guides you through." Jones, an aerospace engineering student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has to harness the emotional roller coaster of Ferdinand dealing with a deadly shipwreck... Read more
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Boston Globe
Food central: Is Worcester finally getting the food scene it deserves?a partner in Deadhorse Hill, a funky restaurant and cafe that opened on Main St
Food central: Is Worcester finally getting the food scene it deserves?
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
a partner in Deadhorse Hill, a funky restaurant and cafe that opened on Main Street in May. An engineer who attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute, he has lived in the city for about 15 years. “This is the type of restaurant I would want to... Read more
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Business Wire
PatientsLikeMe Names Marni Hall Senior Vice PresidentScience in 2011. Hall holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and in so
PatientsLikeMe Names Marni Hall Senior Vice President
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
Science in 2011. Hall holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and in society, technology, and policy from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She also holds a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University’s Mailman School... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Campus Notesand Breanna Dachsteiner of St. Charles. The University of Dayton is a national
Campus Notes
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
and Breanna Dachsteiner of St. Charles. The University of Dayton is a national Catholic research institution in Ohio. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester Polytechnic Institute began its 148th commencement celebrations with the graduate... Read more
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Boston Globe
Worcester college drops controversial defense in rape lawsuitWorcester Polytechnic Institute will apparently no longer employ what some thou
Worcester college drops controversial defense in rape lawsuit
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Worcester Polytechnic Institute will apparently no longer employ what some thought was a victim-blaming defense in a lawsuit filed by a student who was raped during a study abroad trip, according to court records. The school drew ire last month... Read more
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Boston Globe
WPI drops controversial legal defense in rape suitWorcester Polytechnic Institute on Thursday dropped a controversial legal defen
WPI drops controversial legal defense in rape suit
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Thursday dropped a controversial legal defense suggesting that a former student raped during a study-abroad program was partly responsible because she put herself in a dangerous situation. In addition, the two... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Dean’s List Honors | July 8, 2016of Pharmacy degree), Makaylla Whalen (majoring in Pre-Pharmacy) and Michael Xar
Dean’s List Honors | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 22 days ago
of Pharmacy degree), Makaylla Whalen (majoring in Pre-Pharmacy) and Michael Xarras (majoring in Civil Engineering). • Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Michael Bodanza (Class of 2018, majoring in chemical engineering), Julia Ring (Class of... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Morette gets WPI Major Qualifying Project Award | July 8, 2016WORCESTER — Worcester Polytechnic Institute has announced that Connor Morette o
Morette gets WPI Major Qualifying Project Award | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 22 days ago
WORCESTER — Worcester Polytechnic Institute has announced that Connor Morette of Leominster, a member of the Class of 2016, has received the Provost’s MQP (Major Qualifying Project) Award for the mechanical engineering department. Morette was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Role of amyloids in type II diabeteson a solid support. Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory A collaboration betw
Role of amyloids in type II diabetes
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
on a solid support. Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory A collaboration between Los Alamos, Yale University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute published research in the journal Langmuir that sheds light on pathological properties of... Read more
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The Mercury News
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next roverdesigned to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operati
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next rover
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
designed to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operating far from Earth. The competition, held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, drew about 20 teams this year, vying to pass level one to qualify for the round with the big... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next Roverdesigned to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operati
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next Rover
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
designed to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operating far from Earth. The competition, held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, drew about 20 teams this year, vying to pass level one to qualify for the round with the big... Read more
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The Economic Times
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next roverdesigned to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operati
NASA will pay you $1.5 million to build the next rover
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
designed to simulate the object retrieval tasks and abilities of rovers operating far from Earth. The competition, held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, drew about 20 teams this year, vying to pass level one to qualify for the round with the big... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Greenwich Resident To Attend White House Internship ProgramSummer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined
Greenwich Resident To Attend White House Internship Program
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 28 days ago
Summer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined by Rachael Heard, Trumbull, a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA; Michael Holtz, Westport, Washington University in St. Louis, MO; and Madeleine Lippey,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Trumbull Resident To Attend White House Internship ProgramSummer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined
Trumbull Resident To Attend White House Internship Program
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 28 days ago
Summer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined by Rachael Heard, Trumbull, a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA; Michael Holtz, Westport, Washington University in St. Louis, MO; and Madeleine Lippey,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Four Fairfield County Students Chosen For Summer White House ProgramSummer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined
Four Fairfield County Students Chosen For Summer White House Program
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 28 days ago
Summer Internship Program. Kevin Mott, Stamford, who attends Harvard is joined by Rachael Heard, Trumbull, a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA; Michael Holtz, Westport, Washington University in St. Louis, MO; and Madeleine Lippey,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Bravo: local residents receive academic honorsa bachelor of science degree and Samantha Pinsak received a bachelor of arts de
Bravo: local residents receive academic honors
Ventura County Star / Posted a month ago
a bachelor of science degree and Samantha Pinsak received a bachelor of arts degree. Two local students graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. Rachel Kennedy of Westlake Village earned a bachelor of science... Read more
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PhysOrg
Getting a grip on slippery cell membranesTo study the forces generated by myosin-1 motors on oily membranes, researchers
Getting a grip on slippery cell membranes
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
To study the forces generated by myosin-1 motors on oily membranes, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) strung a motor attached to an actin filament between two fluorescent beads, with the... Read more
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The Wanderer
Academic Achievementsfrom the University’s Robert J. Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences majoring i
Academic Achievements
The Wanderer / Posted 1 months ago
from the University’s Robert J. Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences majoring in Economics. On Saturday, May 14, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) campus quadrangle, 907 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during the university’s 148th... Read more
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Daily Mail
Janitor who lost everything in recession lands dream engineering jobthe recession lands dream engineering job after graduating from school he used
Janitor who lost everything in recession lands dream engineering job
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
the recession lands dream engineering job after graduating from school he used to scrub Michael Vaudreuil began cleaning Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2008 He took a job as a custodian after losing everything in the recession After eight... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KING5 Seattle / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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First Coast News
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
First Coast News / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KTVB Boise
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KTVB Boise / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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11 News Houston
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
11 News Houston / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
5 most uplifting stories this weekat 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian receive
5 most uplifting stories this week
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 1 months ago
at 54: Michael Vaudreuil first made headlines in May when the custodian received a degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the very school the 54-year-old had spent the past decade cleaning. Now he's got another big... Read more
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OJornal News
PHS awards $14,000 in scholarshipsAguiar Swansea, MA Joseph Case High School Salve Regina University Cassie Grac
PHS awards $14,000 in scholarships
OJornal News / Posted 1 months ago
Aguiar Swansea, MA Joseph Case High School Salve Regina University Cassie Graca Somerset, MA Somerset-Berkley Reg. H. S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Ciara Conway Seekonk, MA Seekonk High School Quinnipiac University Leann Teodoro Fall... Read more
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