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Sports & Rec hours Dec18

Sports & Rec hou...

Holiday schedule for Sports & Recreation Center • With the winter break is approaching, the new hours of operation for the Sports and Recreation Center will go into effect on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The winter break schedule is as follows: Friday, Dec. 19 Facility: 6 a.m. – 9...

Faces of Computing Dec17

Faces of Computing

Mass Academy team produces winning “Faces of Computing” video • For many people, “Computer Science” hearkens images of young men hunched over laptops, programming, encoding, analyzing algorithms. And while those are significant components to it, the discipline is far...

Athletes of the week Dec16

Athletes of the week

WPI Student-Athletes of the Week • Haili Welton ’16 of the women’s basketball team is the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 14. Welton highlighted a balanced WPI attack in the Engineers’ matchup Tuesday against fellow 6-1 team Fitchburg State, with...

AWIS social today Dec15

AWIS social today

New affiliate of Association of Women in Science • If the RSVP numbers are any indication, the Worcester area is ready, willing, and able to embrace a local affiliate of the Association of Women in Science (AWIS). The new affiliate — the brainchild of Karen Oates, dean of arts and sciences...

Matt Beaton at GPS Dec15

Matt Beaton at GPS

GPS Poster Presentation from 10 to noon today • State Representative Matt Beaton ’01 (R-Shrewsbury) returns to campus today Dec. 15)  as the closing speaker at the Great Problems Seminar Poster Presentation Day. Beaton, who has served Worcester’s 11th District since 2011, is about to...

White Out Dec12

White Out

Harrington “White Out” this evening as men’s basketball takes on MCLA • Tonight is the last Men’s Basketball home game of 2014. There’ll be a WHITE OUT in Harrington Auditorium as WPI takes on Mass. College of Liberal Arts at 7 p.m. WPI is ranked No. 11 in the...

Holiday Pops Concert Dec12

Holiday Pops Concert

WPI vocalists to add their voices in Holiday Pops Concert at Mechanics Hall • It’s a seasonal favorite and has become a December tradition in Worcester. It’s the 35th annual Holiday Pops at Mechanics Hall, where choruses from five area colleges and universities—along with the...

An Inspiring Display Dec11

An Inspiring Display

Grad Students Impress at Annual Poster Competition • From assessing the behavior of bumblebees to detecting emotions in Tweets to measuring surface water pollution, WPI graduate students presented some truly diverse—and impressive—research at the 10th annual Graduate Research Innovation...

Panama Canal Dec10

Panama Canal

Panama Canal Project Brings Great Opportunities • Last month, students, faculty, administration, and alumni toured the Panama Canal as the university continues its involvement in the canal’s massive expansion project. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP-Autoridad del Canal de Panama) is...

Crimson and gray Dec09

Crimson and gray

Nominations open for Crimson and Gray Award • As we prepare for another term, the Student Recognition Award Ceremony committee would like to reach out and ask that you nominate student leaders for the Crimson and Gray Award. This honor is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated...

Graduate Innovation Dec08

Graduate Innovation

Annual Poster Competition to Celebrate Graduate Research at WPI • More than 200 WPI graduate students will showcase their research Wednesday at the 10th annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) poster competition. All members of the WPI community are encouraged to stop by the...

Nick Swardson Dec05

Nick Swardson

Stand-up comic Nick Swardson to perform on campus Saturday • SocComm presents Nick Swardson, actor and stand-up comedian, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. in Alden Memorial. Swardson is well known for his recurring role as Terry Bernadino in the comedy series, “Reno 911!,” for his work...

Monica Hatch Dec04

Monica Hatch

The Masterful Monica Hatch • At a recent church service at St. Stephen’s in Worcester, vocalist Monica Hatch ended the Mass with a pitch perfect note. She was singing the spiritual Precious Lord, Take My Hand, by Thomas Dorsey. The last word in the song is “home,” and Hatch lifted her...

iGEM gold Dec03

iGEM gold

iGEM Team Earns Gold Medal: Work Continues • Gompei would be proud. What started as an idea to help goat farmers protect their herds from a devastating virus has evolved into a platform technology that may help detect many pathogens that affect both humans and animals. Such was the...

Holiday concerts Dec02

Holiday concerts

Two holiday concerts at WPI in month of December • It’s December and time to celebrate the holidays. What better way to take in the season than with music. Here at WPI there are two upcoming concerts designed to make sleigh bells ring and children of all ages listen. First up is the...

Cocola on poetry Dec01

Cocola on poetry

The Arts for Humanity’s Sake; Cocola’s Cultural Geographies • Sitting in his office – Salisbury Labs 26 – he is surrounded by creature comforts and work. His desk sits at ground-level. The window to his right gives him a dog’s eye view of the campus activity passing by. On his...

Happy Thanksgiving Nov27

Happy Thanksgiving

From The Daily Herd Here’s to a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. See you next...

Athletics update Nov26

Athletics update

WPI Student Athletes of the Week Brian Amato – Wrestling Brian Amato of the wrestling team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Nov. 23. The sophomore from Newington, Conn., made his season debut after a preseason injury and did not...