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    Make/Speak - October 15, 2015

    MIT Student Center
    Lobdell Room, Building W20-208
    Thursday, October 15, 2015, 7:00pm Seven-minute talks by seven contemporary craftspeople. Arthur Hash - Jeweler and 3-D print artist
    Brian Chan - Maker of everything
    John Rowse - Public Boat Builder
    Jiyoung Chung - Textiles
    Ayr Muir - Clover Food Lab
    Laurin Macios - Mass Poetry
    Bart Niswonger - Furniture Maker and Artisan Cattle Rancher Details on the Make/Speak facebook page and the MIT Hobby Shop website. Space is limited, register now for this free event.

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    Posted: September 24, 2015
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    Career Day - November 19, 2015

    An opportunity for employers and small business consultants to meet talented students and alumni. Learn more about exhibiting and attending this unique opportunity to connect talent with opportunity.

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    Posted: September 24, 2015
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    Jewelry student wins WJA scholarship

    Current student Miranda Harter received a $1000 Women's Jewelers Association scholarship for bench jewelry. In her essay, Miranda wrote " Studying to become a bench jeweler seemed like an ideal way to combine my love for jewelry with my skill and passion as an artist. I believe that my attention to detail, drive to learn, and my love for hand craft will turn into a long and happy career in the industry, whether I work for other people or end up creating my own designs. In the meantime, a scholarship from WJA would benefit both myself as a student, and an industry that is apparently looking at a shortage of skilled bench jewelers."

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    Posted: August 3, 2015
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    A new grant for workforce development & diversity

    NBSS has been awarded a grant of $25,000 by The Boston Foundation to support the Workforce Development and Diversity Initiative. Now in its third year, the Workforce Development and Diversity Initiative provides young adults from Boston's schools and economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a viable path to meaningful, lifetime employment. Support from The Boston Foundation makes it possible for NBSS to offer scholarships and provides funds for tools, materials, and support services critical to students' success.

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    Posted: August 3, 2015