June 28, 2012

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Morgan Dining Renovations Well Underway

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I had the chance to take a quick tour of the construction site in Morgan Hall earlier today.  The dining commons renovation is one of many ongoing projects on campus this summer.  The budget for the project is just over $1 million which will go a long way in creating a new state-of-the-art dining commons […]

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March 26, 2012

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The New Sports and Recreation Center

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The New Sports and Recreation Center

Well it’s been several months since I got inside the new sports and recreation center that’s under construction on the quad.  The entire admissions staff got an insiders tour today and got the opportunity to really see how things will look when the center opens this summer.  There are a number of upcoming opportunities for community members […]

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February 25, 2012

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This past week saw a ton of visitors to the Office of Admissions.  Between some of our newly admitted students, and juniors just starting the college search, we welcomed over 300 families to campus.  Most families had a chance to learn more about WPI through our information session, a few had interviews or appointments with faculty, […]

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February 1, 2012

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Building a Better World

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Sure, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines are our main focus at WPI, but a WPI education is much more. The inspiration for this short post this morning came from seeing a drawing on a blog I read: Credit: Jessica Hagy At WPI we often talk about solving problems, working in teams, tackling significant […]

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January 12, 2012

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What are you doing this summer?

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I realize it is only January and we are only 2 weeks into the new year but this is the time to start planning for the summer of 2012. For those who are not graduating in May and still have a few years of high school left, academic programs are a great way to gain […]

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December 18, 2011

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A busy few days

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So it appears that our decision letters began to reach homes across the country as early as Friday. Congratulations to all of the recently admitted students!! Behind the scenes it was a busy few days at WPI leading up to those letters arriving on your doorstep.  As of last Monday we were still reviewing applications […]

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November 15, 2011

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Let the Reading Begin!

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Now that we are all back in the office from fall travel and the two open houses have concluded it is time to dive into applications! With all of the essays, letters of recommendations, and extra-curricular activities to be read, we have a busy next couple of months ahead of us! Personally, most of my […]

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November 14, 2011

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World Famous Puzzles

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If you haven’t picked up one of our world famous puzzles make sure you ask the next time you visit campus!!  They were the hot item at Friday’s open house.  There are 6 colors and 6 different levels of difficulty…word is yellow is easiest and orange hardest, of course it took me a while to […]

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November 7, 2011

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What am I doing as the early action deadline approaches?

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Well it has certainly been a while since I posted.  It seems like just yesterday that the Class of 2015 moved in, but A-term is over and our Early Action Round I deadline is just days away.  The staff has traveled to over 20 states and over 10 countries to meet students, parents and guidance […]

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August 25, 2011

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3652 Days Ago

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Today is August 25, 2011 marking exactly ten years since my arrival at WPI as a first year student on August 25, 2001. It’s hard for me to believe that it has been ten years. In many ways it seems like such a long time ago while in others it seems like it was yesterday. […]

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