The ABCs of 3-​​D printing and laser tools

The 3-​​​​D groundswell is being embraced by acad­emia, as well. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, for instance, opened a com­pre­hen­sive 3-​​​​D printing, 3-​​​​D scan­ning, and laser-​​​​cutting lab as part of its library system last […]

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Agency cites role in state’s economy

In the 10 years since the Mass­a­chu­setts School Building Authority was cre­ated, the agency has dis­trib­uted $10.5 bil­lion to help build and ren­o­vate hun­dreds of schools to improve the quality […]

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Mass. unemployment rate drops to 5.5%

The mix of the jobs has changed some­what,” said Alan Clayton-​​​​Matthews, a North­eastern Uni­ver­sity econ­o­mist. Mass­a­chu­setts is in its fifth year of recovery since the Great Reces­sion. As people have […]

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Boston’s residency rule routinely flouted

Some ana­lysts argue that the res­i­dency law has out­lived its use­ful­ness in a city with a surging pop­u­la­tion and rising housing costs. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity econ­o­mist Barry Blue­stone said the policy […]

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More Mass. veterans in college

The number of mil­i­tary vet­erans enrolling in col­leges across Mass­a­chu­setts has increased over the last three years, and the schools are preparing for more as troop with­drawals in Iraq, Afghanistan, […]

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