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March 2, 2018
Holyoke Codes: FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition

Holyoke Codes, launched in December 2014 as part of Computer Science Education Week, is a collaborative partnership of the MGHPCC; Girls Inc. of Holyoke; Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education; New England Regional Developers; Sweet and Fizzy. Educators, computer science and IT professionals develop and teach our workshops, which provide hands-on experiences for kids and […]

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July 31, 2017
“Holyoke Codes and Rows!” Aims to Inspire STEM Pursuits

MGHPCC receives grant from Community Foundation of Western Mass. to create summer camp experience combining watersports and computer programing

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May 26, 2017
$16,000 in scholarships given to 4 Holyoke high school seniors by computing center

Four graduating high school seniors were awarded scholarships of $4,000 each from the MGHPCC.

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May 16, 2017
Hooray for Holyoke Codes!

Code Week is a project to bring a coding and robotics experience to all seventh grade students in the Holyoke Public School system. Each of the seventh graders in Holyoke have a week with 4 field trips to the classroom at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. 

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March 31, 2017
New Robotics Program for all Holyoke Public Schools eighth-grade students

Holyoke, Massachusetts – Holyoke Codes has expanded their computer science and technology workshops for students in the Holyoke Public Schools.  This year all eighth-grade students are included in the experience, engaging in robotics projects.   Last year, the program consisted of a seven-week hands-on coding experience that was available to the nearly 400, seventh-grade students in […]

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January 31, 2017
2016: Year in Review

Our 10 top news stories from 2016:

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December 13, 2016
Hacking and Cybersecurity with Girls Inc. Eureka! at the MGHPCC

Holyoke Codes presented a workshop about secret codes and cryptography to thirty-six high school girls on December 10, 2016, to cap their Computer Science Education Week offerings.

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October 18, 2016
Back to School with Holyoke Codes

Last year, Holyoke Codes brought over 90 workshops to more than 1,200 area youth. Many of them were hosted at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), and all of them free of charge. Throughout the summer and continuing into fall of 2016, the MGHPCC has continued to host several Holyoke Codes workshops each week.

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August 17, 2016

The MGHPCC is now accepting applications for its 2016 fall semester internship program. Interested students should email resumes to   Continue reading →  

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June 10, 2016
Holyoke 7th graders learn of coding, robotics at high performance computing center

Over the past month, hundreds of middle school students have passed through the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computer Center. Classes of Holyoke Public School 7th graders learned of coding and how mathematical concepts integrate with robotics.

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May 24, 2016
Holyoke Public Schools offers new coding program to all 7th graders

Enhanced “Holyoke Codes” program runs April 25 – June 9, 2016 at the MGHPCC

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May 3, 2016
U.S. Senator Markey is working with Holyoke to develop it into an arts and innovation hub

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke is working to become a center of arts and science, with the help of high powered support from Washington D.C. More via News 22

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April 26, 2016
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse discusses Innovation District benefits

In this video Mayor Alex Morse reflects on the evolution of the area known as the Holyoke Innovation District, an area of downtown Holyoke that includes and surrounds  the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing District. Holyoke Innovation District – Video from MassLive Read the accompanying story at Mass Live  

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April 5, 2016
Holyoke aims for long-term revival

HOLYOKE — It’s been a tough slough for this city on the Connecticut River ever since the last of the mills left in the 1990s. But when five universities and two high-tech companies opened a supercomputing center less than four years ago, there were hopes that others would also see Holyoke’s potential. Some have. Read […]

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March 22, 2016
Pieces of the Puzzle Coming Together in Holyoke

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center recognized as a piece of the Holyoke development jigsaw. Read this story via

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March 15, 2016
Holyoke dam to be honored on ‘Infrastructure Day’ May 14

There’s a reason why the MGHPCC is where it is and it has a lot to do with one particular piece of infrastructure: The Hoyoke Hydroelectric Dam. Holyoke will celebrate the foresight that led to its construction, the associated system of canals and their ongoing benefits to the city of Holyoke on “Infrastructure Day” May […]

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March 11, 2016
Got Game!

In February of 2016 Holyoke Codes, a local group that provides opportunities for kids to be involved in coding, robotics, and technology, collaborated with teens from Holyoke and neighboring cities to create video games that incorporate social issues.

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January 19, 2016
Code Fun – CS Education Week @ the MGHPCC

Local elementary & middle school students solved problems, designied projects & expressed themselves creatively all the while exploring computer programming during a week of fun coding activities.

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January 5, 2016
Hacking with Holyoke Codes

Cloud computing is everywhere. Smart phones, social media, on-line stores and other digital devices all know something about us…

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December 22, 2015
Apply to the Spring 2016 MGHPCC Internship Program

The MGHPCC is now accepting applications for its 2016 spring semester internship program. Interested students should email resumes to by February 15th, 2016.   Continue reading →  

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Research projects

Dusty With a Chance of Star Formation
Checking the Medicine Cabinet to Interrupt COVID-19 at the Molecular Level
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold But Still, Is It Just Right?​
Smashing Discoveries​
Microbiome Pattern Hunting
Modeling the Air we Breathe
Exploring Phytoplankton Diversity
The Computer Will See You Now
Computing the Toll of Trapped Diamondback Terrapins
Edging Towards a Greener Future
Physics-driven Drug Discovery
Modeling Plasma-Surface Interactions
Sensing Subduction Zones
Neural Networks & Earthquakes
Small Stars, Smaller Planets, Big Computing
Data Visualization using Climate Reanalyzer
Getting to Grips with Glassy Materials
Modeling Molecular Engines
Forest Mapping: When the Budworms come to Dinner
Exploring Thermoelectric Behavior at the Nanoscale
The Trickiness of Talking to Computers
A Genomic Take on Geobiology
From Grass to Gas
Teaching Computers to Identify Odors
From Games to Brains
The Trouble with Turbulence
A New Twist
A Little Bit of This… A Little Bit of That..
Looking Like an Alien!
Locking Up Computing
Modeling Supernovae
Sound Solution
Lessons in a Virtual Test Tube​
Crack Computing
Automated Real-time Medical Imaging Analysis
Towards a Smarter Greener Grid
Heading Off Head Blight
Organic Light-Harvesting Antennae
Art and AI
Excited by Photons
Tapping into an Ocean of Data
Computing Global Change
Star Power
Engineering the Human Microbiome
Computing Social Capital
Computers Diagnosing Disease
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Collaborative projects

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Outreach & Education Projects

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