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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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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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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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Build An A+ Grad School Application: Ask Amanda

Filed in Ask Amanda, FAQ's, Online Graduate School, WPI Online by on October 19, 2017 0 Comments
Build An A+ Grad School Application: Ask Amanda

By Amanda Keighley Picture it: you’re finally ready to earn your master’s degree. You’ve been out of the classroom for a few years, maybe more. (Maybe a lot more.) As you’re gathering all the documents you need for the application, you see your undergraduate grade point average (GPA). Your heart sinks. You wonder: can I even get into […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Systems Engineering & Motorcycle Safety

Engineer’s Corner: Systems Engineering & Motorcycle Safety

by Don S. Gelosh, PhD, CSEP-Acq Motorcycling season is in full swing here in Virginia: one of the reasons I enjoy living in the Commonwealth. Sunny mornings, warm afternoons, and lots of twisty roads with a thousand smells of freedom. Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle understands what I am saying. Earlier this summer, as […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Attend #WPIenergy

Filed in Energy Symposium, Power Systems by on August 1, 2017 0 Comments
Top 3 Reasons to Attend #WPIenergy

Every fall, New England’s experts in power systems gather in Worcester, Massachusetts, for WPI’s annual Energy Symposium. This event has evolved over the last seven years from a half day of discussions to a full-day summit with panels, break-out sessions, and the chance to network with movers and shakers in the industry. But let’s get […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Manufacturing Engineering vs Advanced MFE

Engineer’s Corner: Manufacturing Engineering vs Advanced MFE

By Jim Girouard Having spent over 30 years as a manufacturing engineer, this question has always perplexed me. Is there a difference between a Manufacturing Engineer (MFE) and an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (AMFE)?  Is one applying the ways of the future, while the other is locked in the Iron Age?  Should every MFE strive to […]

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Life: The Ultimate Classroom.

Filed in Lifelong Learning by on June 2, 2017 1 Comment
Life: The Ultimate Classroom.

By Monika Maslen As I mentioned in my last post here, I am smack-dab in the middle of getting my master’s degree, all while working and supporting my family. That has meant a lot of traditional education for me: lectures, projects, discussions, and tests. But on a recent trip to New York City, I was […]

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