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GRIE 2016 Feb08

GRIE 2016

WPI Graduate Student Research on Display at Annual Poster Celebration • The first round of the 2016 Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 3, as 190 master’s and PhD students presented their research posters at the day-long event in the Rubin Campus...

Great Minds Series Feb05

Great Minds Series

Great Minds Multiplied Brings Three Events to Campus • This year’s Great Minds Multiplied series, “Making a Difference,” is expanding into three separate lecture and presentation events from Feb. 16 to 19, and again brings three internationally recognized social entrepreneurs to...

Climate Survey Feb04

Climate Survey

Climate survey data will help promote diversity and cultural awareness • A survey designed to assess perceptions of diversity and inclusiveness on campus will remain open until Monday, and President Leshin is encouraging all faculty, staff, and students to complete the survey, as it will...

Student Athletes Feb03

Student Athletes

Student Athletes of the Week Connor Morette – Track and Field Connor Morette of the track and field team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 31.  Morrette, of Leominster, continued his strong season by capturing the pole vault at...

GRIE Presentations Feb02

GRIE Presentations

Picking a poster child for innovation • It’s that time of year again—time to celebrate the work of WPI graduate students with the 10th annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange, or GRIE, at the Rubin Campus Center. Tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 3), project finalists will be chosen. Final...

Impact Projects

WPI Project Teams Providing a Positive Impact • Now in its 150th year, WPI continues to graduate accomplished scientists and engineers, and sends undergraduate student teams to project centers across the state and across the world, using technology to find solutions for societal needs. And,...

Sparks Medal honoree Jan29

Sparks Medal honoree

Allen Hoffman to Receive Ben Sparks Medal for Contributions to Project-based Education • Professor of mechanical engineering Allen Hoffman was recently selected to receive the 2016 Ben C. Sparks Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The award, which recognizes outstanding...

WPI Home for WARNER Jan28

WPI Home for WARNER

WARNER robot will stay at WPI, providing years of valuable research • Rather than be reduced to a bucket of bolts or warehoused forever like the Ark of the Covenant at the end of “Raiders”—the humanoid Atlas robot known as WARNER now has a permanent home at WPI’s Humanoid Robotics...

Cyber Corps SFS Jan27

Cyber Corps SFS

CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service Program to hold informational session • In an age when terrorism is the watchword dominating much of the presidential debates, cybersecurity is a growth industry. “There are 46,000 open jobs in the U.S. government,” says Suzanne Mello-Stark,...

Building on WPI Plan Jan26

Building on WPI Plan

Gordon Prize for Innovation will expand Center for Project-based Learning, an initiative of the Strategic Plan The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has recognized WPI with the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education for the WPI Plan, the...

Puchovsky leads SFPE Jan25

Puchovsky leads SFPE

Milosh Puchovsky is new president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers • Milosh T. Puchovsky, professor of practice in the Fire Protection Engineering Department, was named president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) at the professional organization’s yearly...

Karnik 2nd in final Jan22

Karnik 2nd in final

Karnik nets 2nd place in math contest • Mass. Academy of Math and Science senior Karthik Karnik won second place in the national math competition “Who Wants to be a Mathematician?” at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) in Seattle, Wash., earlier this month. He was one of three students...

Loki String Quartet Jan21

Loki String Quartet

Graduate Brings Loki String Quartet to WPI • The Loki String Quartet’s Jan. 24 concert in Spaulding Recital Hall will be a sort of homecoming for Subaiou Zhang ’10, who re-launched her passion for music while studying biotech at WPI, and now plays professionally. Although Zhang...

Intel Science Search Jan20

Intel Science Search

Mass Academy sends five students to Intel Science Talent Search • Five seniors from the Mass Academy of Math and Science at WPI have been named semi-finalists in this year’s Intel Science Talent Search. The five local teens, all from Shrewsbury or Northborough, were chosen from among a...

Ordering WPI Rings Jan19

Ordering WPI Rings

Last opportunity to order and receive the WPI ring • Balfour, the company that makes WPI rings, will be on campus tomorrow and Thursday (Jan. 20–21) from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bookstore, providing the last opportunity for juniors and seniors to order and receive their WPI ring at...

Science Cafe Woo Jan16

Science Cafe Woo

Professor Jagan Srinivasan to explain nematode research at Science Cafe Woo • We unearth them when we’re gardening. We use them to bait fish. We mark the arrival of spring – what is that, again? – with the robins that appear and begin plucking them from the recently thawed...

Sports & Rec Jan15

Sports & Rec

Sports & Recreation Center Updates • The Sports & Recreation Center has some updates regarding the facility. Shoe Policy During Winter Due to the winter weather, everyone is reminded to bring an extra pair of shoes to work out in, versus walking over in the same shoes.  This is...

VOX Spelling Bee Jan14

VOX Spelling Bee

VOX Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee • One is a gruff outsider who nearly saw victory in a previous year—but had to be knocked out of the competition due to a nasty nut allergy. Another is recovering from a hiatus after an “unfortunate incident,” and feels like...