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  • Bodies of Saudi Students Returned Home

    July 13, 2018 - 1:00 PM

    The Western New England University community joins with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in mourning the loss of two heroic students being hailed as...

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  • University Names New Athletic Director

    June 18, 2018 - 3:17 PM

    Western New England University President Anthony S. Caprio announced that Matthew LaBranche has been appointed Director of Athletics, Recreational...

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  • Golden Bear Racing Team Gains Ground in BAJA SAE Competition

    June 4, 2018 - 8:30 AM

    As interest in BAJA racing competition heats up at Western New England University and on campuses around the globe, the Golden Bear Racing Team...

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  • New Center to Focus on Role of Engineering in Global Health

    June 2, 2018 - 9:00 AM

    The new Center for Global Health Engineering at Western New England University formally began operations on April...

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  • FIRST Robotics Club Mentorship of High School Teams Leads to Success

    June 1, 2018 - 8:00 AM

    LongMetal from nearby Longmeadow High School is one of many local and international teams mentored through Western New England...

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  • Summer Program Links Music and Math

    June 1, 2018 - 7:00 AM

    The University will offer a unique summer enrichment program for high school students this summer, exploring the linkage between Music and...

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  • Outstanding Business Students Honored

    May 31, 2018 - 1:20 PM

    The College of Business Senior Awards Ceremony was held recently to recognize students for outstanding achievement. The following students received...

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  • Niedel Honored with Jim Quinn Human Service Award

    May 30, 2018 - 1:30 PM

    Richard M. Niedel of Longmeadow has been honored for his distinguished contributions to the human service profession, receiving the Jim Quinn Human...

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  • Outstanding Engineering Students Honored

    May 27, 2018 - 8:00 AM

    Western New England University held the College of Engineering Senior Awards Ceremony on May 19 in Rivers Memorial Hall. Students receiving...

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  • Downes, Grabiec Honored with President's Medallion

    May 25, 2018 - 12:05 PM

    It is increasingly rare these days to find somebody who spends more than fifty years at a single workplace. Two men who have done just that were...

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  • 2018 Undergraduate Commencement

    May 24, 2018 - 1:20 PM

    A steady rain outside did not dampen spirits inside the Alumni Healthful Living Center, as 632 freshly-minted graduates joined the ranks of Western...

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  • You Are Welcome Here

    May 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

    Western New England University, together with Temple University, leader of the widespread #YouAreWelcomeHere social media...

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  • Art Gallery to Feature the Student Study Abroad Photography Exhibition

    May 23, 2018 - 7:30 AM

    The Art Gallery at Western New England University will host a summer long exhibition entitled “Study Abroad” an exhibit by...

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  • Outstanding Arts and Sciences Students Honored

    May 22, 2018 - 4:15 PM

    Western New England University held the College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards Ceremony on May 19 in the Lyman and Leslie Wood Auditorium....

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  • Eleven Students Inducted Into Psi Chi Honor Society

    May 21, 2018 - 3:23 PM

    The University chapter of Psi Chi National Honor Society welcomed eleven students at the annual induction ceremony, which took place on April 12 in...

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