News and Events

MCPHS Recognized for Dedication to Volunteerism
Kudos to MASCO member Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). The University will receive the Volunteer Community Partner Award from The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) on April 15th in...
First Lady Michelle Obama Keynote Speaker at Simmons Conference
Turns out that former First Lady Michelle Obama is a lot like the rest of students today - she too was saddled with student loan debt as she pursued her higher education goals.  Mrs. Obama at the Simmons Leadership Conference. Getty Images.  Mrs....
Why she runs
Dr. Katherine Janeway of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a pediatric oncologist and a cancer survivor. She talks about why she's tackling the Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge here. Good luck Katherine!
Got great ideas to improve the LMA?
MASCO wants your ideas!  To make the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) an even better place to work, study and visit, we are working with your institution to generate ideas for passive and active fun, healthy, or restorative events in our...
It's a DEFINITE sign of Spring!
The nasturtiums are back! These beautiful hanging flowers spill out from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Palace’s windows and dress up the courtyard with their brilliant blooms. 
Spring is really coming - we promise!
We even spotted some Daffodils on Blackfan Circle - a reassuring sign of Spring's imminent arrival for sure!
Gardner Museum DE-STRESS Event!
The Isabella Stewart Garnder Museum is sponsoring a special "de-stress" event for the Colleges of the Fenway on Friday, April 6th from Noon - 4 pm. Oh, and there will be therapy dogs!! (The cutest!) 
Deja Vu all over again?
Hello?? March?? It's high time you leave like a lamb as the proverb promises! Alas, if you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.... According to the National Weather Service, Greater New England is set to experience her...
MASCO Releases Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017
MASCO has published its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017. Please read about our new Board Chair, Boston Children's Hospital Chief Administrative Officer Dick Argys, and the farewell letter from our esteemed former chair, Dorothy Puhy.  Please read...
Does Someone Need a Hug?
Or a friendly cuddle with these two fluffy canines? Meet Nunu (left) and Ana, Great Pyrenees siblings and the newest addition to the Countway Library Cuddles Program. Nunu is the senior sister at 11 years old and Ana is just three. The pups visit...

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Green roof at Wheelock College
Green roof at Wheelock College