Features by Kirk Carapezza

How Comp-Sci went from fad to must-have major

47 years ago , Joel Moses remembers having to defend computer science at MIT
Posted In: computer science, college
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Could personal coaches help low-income students graduate?

More than 100 college presidents will meet with President Obama to discuss ways to help low-income minority students graduate.
Posted In: Obama, graduation, Education, students

Vermonters still awaiting FEMA money

More than a year after Hurricane Irene devastated much of Vermont, many homeowners are still waiting on federal relief money.
Posted In: Hurricane Irene, FEMA, hurricane

Montpelier, Vermont, gets into the utility business

The tiny capital of Montpelier will refurbish the wood-fired heating plant its uses for the State House, then sell excess heat to nearby buildings.
Posted In: heating, utilities, wood heat
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