Thai Educators visit Douglas public schools
Blackstone Valley Tribune
Four educators from Thailand, accompanied by Dr. Margaret Kerr,
Chemistry Professor from Worcester State University, visited
Douglas Intermediate Elementary School and Douglas High School
on Tuesday, April 12.
The Worcester State College senior is one of several students
working with assistant geography professor William J. Hansen to
try to make sense of the destruction caused by the storm.
State College Professor Margaret Kerr is in Thailand this
summer, teaching a graduate course in "green chemistry."
'Hobbit' was a dwarf with large feet
It is a fascinating specimen — a combination of puzzling
features never seen together before," says Jeremy DeSilva, a
palaeoanthropologist at Worcester State College.
Our Ancestors Were No Swingers
Science Now (4/13/09)
To try to get a leg up on the issue, Jeremy DeSilva, an anthropologist at
Worcester State College in Massachusetts, filmed wild chimpanzees as they scaled
trees in Uganda's Kibale National Park.
Were Poor Climbers
Live Science (4/13/09)
The evidence: Early humans lacked the ankle structure that assists chimps in
climbing, according to anthropologist Jeremy DeSilva of Worcester State College
Hidden Scientific Research at Worcester State
Worcester Business Journal (5/11/09)
A group of about 20 biology students, under Professor Brad
Bryan, have just finished up a cancer biology class where their
experiments focused on whether a synthetic small molecule known
as Y27632 would have an effect on cancer.
The Volume Factor: Study Reveals Worcester Noise
Worcester Medicine (Nov/Dec. 08 issue)
Christopher Noonan '08, Professor William Hansen, and Renee
Marion '07 had an article published in the November/December
issue of Worcester Medicine on a noise study they
conducted as part of the NSF Green Campus grant.
The Worcester-based Stoddard Charitable Trust recently awarded
Worcester State College a three-year, $200000 grant to buy
equipment for the college’s green chemistry program.