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Welcome!

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Welcome!

Welcome to Catalyst, WPI Corporate & Professional Education’s blog for engineers and working professionals in pursuit of advanced education. It’s our mission at WPI CPE to help working professionals reach their educational and career goals. We hope you enjoy this resource as much as we enjoy sharing it with you. Happy reading! And be sure to subscribe to Catalyst so you […]

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Data Manager, Musician & Mom – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Data Manager, Musician & Mom – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more. How many data scientists do […]

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Engineering the Happiest Place on Earth – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Engineering the Happiest Place on Earth – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more.  One visit to any […]

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Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 2

Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 2

Our second issue of Panorama is here! What you’ll find in this issue: News on WPI’s new Boston office The first winners of our new scholarship Tips for time management as a part-time grad student A look inside WPI’s online courses in Digital System Design Tons more! Download your free copy  ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst

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Grad School Hacks: How to Make a Study Plan

Grad School Hacks: How to Make a Study Plan

By Caitlin Keller Juggling work, school, and other commitments can make you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day. Luckily, a solid, realistic study plan can free up space in your mind–and your schedule–and help you stay on target in school and life. Here are some simple tips for a great study plan that works for you. […]

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3 Big Benefits of Learning At Work

3 Big Benefits of Learning At Work

Picture it: you find out your company offers you the chance to earn your next degree. The catch? You’ll be part of a “cohort,” a group of students made up of other people who work within your organization, working together through the same courses. You hesitate. Maybe you’ve been out of the classroom setting for […]

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Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

50 years ago, digital design was done only at a transistor level, but it’s becoming more and more abstract. Transistors change to gates, gates change to functional units like multipliers, adders, subtractors, and those change to upper-level complex components. As engineers design these, they must keep in mind how they will describe, test, and implement […]

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Top 5 Time-Management Tips for Online Learning

Top 5 Time-Management Tips for Online Learning

By Caitlin Keller One of the major struggles online students tend to face is time management. Being an online student requires you to be a self-motivated, organized, and an independent learner. Without physically attending class–and while often taking courses alongside working a full-time job and juggling familial and social obligations–it is easy to get pulled into […]

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Home Sweet (Smart) Home

Home Sweet (Smart) Home

What would life be like in a smart house?  You may be familiar with smart phones and TV’s, but the Internet of Things has so much more in store. To find out what lies ahead, we’ve envisioned one full day inside a “smart home”: a house equipped with every smart technology that our IoT expert and Systems Engineering program director, […]

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Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 1

Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 1

We are excited to share Panorama with you, a new digital magazine from WPI Corporate & Professional Education. What you’ll find in this issue: Tips & tricks for part-time graduate school Innovative research updates from our professors Brand-new online programs now available to you So much more! We hope you enjoy this inaugural issue. Happy reading! Download your […]

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Industrial Explosion Protection – Crash The Course!

Industrial Explosion Protection – Crash The Course!

There are few things that will jeopardize a business more quickly and profoundly than an explosion. The word alone brings to mind all manner of destruction, and it can take years to recover, with some assets lost forever. That’s why preventing explosions in the first place is so crucial. But as the world changes, it’s hard […]

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