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Enemy of the People Nov20

Enemy of the People

An Enemy of The People opens this evening • Talking about the upcoming Masque production, director Nicolas Hewgley ’15 says An Enemy of the People was selected because of its timeless moral. “The truth is constant and unwavering. The show tells the story of one man, Dr. Thomas...

BETC earns plaudits Nov18

BETC earns plaudits

BETC recognized as one of the state’s top centers for industry training and innovation • WPI’s unique Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) recently earned kudos from the Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI), which cited the program as one of the state’s top new...

United Way Nov17

United Way

United Way Silent Auction seeking donations • The WPI community is gearing up for its 7th Annual Silent Auction. This year, instead of holding a traditional silent auction where everyone comes to bid, we plan to hold an on-line auction that spans several days, giving everyone the chance to...

Sonic currents Nov14

Sonic currents

Robots and Humans Make Music in Sonic Currents Concert • This weekend WPI offers a new twist for all live music aficionados who love to watch the improvisational and innovative ways musicians interact in a live concert. Sonic Currents, the brainchild of Scott Barton, assistant professor of...

2014: A film odyssey Nov13

2014: A film odyssey

Faculty presenters select entries for WPI 2014-15 film series • It is a film series worthy of any Art House schedule in any major city in America. And it’s right here on the WPI campus. It is the brainchild of assistant professor of literature, film and media Jim Cocola, with assistance...

Organic chemistry Nov12

Organic chemistry

WPI Brass Ensemble, Orchestra to Perform Symphony No. 3 on Sunday • It’s a work usually reserved for professionals, but these WPI students are ready for the challenge. Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saëns is commonly referred to as the “Organ Symphony” because, well, the organ is...

Giessler Foundation Nov11

Giessler Foundation

Students win Giessler Foundation grants for independent projects • A charitable foundation hopes recipients of its latest youth awards will help spread the word about the grants and broaden next year’s applicant pool. The Kurt Giessler Foundation for Youth Achievement was formed by...

transatomic power Nov10

transatomic power

Could nuclear waste offer a new, safer energy source? • On Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. in Salisbury 104, nuclear engineer Leslie Dewan will speak to the WPI community about how to “Save the World with Nuclear Power.” Her talk tomorrow afternoon is part of the continuing seminar series sponsored...

Imagining more

Installation of Laurie Leshin as 16th president brings praise, a surprise, and a vision for the future • Laurie A. Leshin was formally installed as the 16th president of WPI Saturday in a two-hour inaugural ceremony in the Sports and Recreation Center that drew an audience of 1,500 who heard...

Focus on the future

Inspired to Innovate symposium looks at critical topics in higher education • Growing up in the inner city Bronx, Wanda Austin acknowledges that she didn’t have much in the way of mentors. Still, the encouragements of one teacher in particular have stuck with her to this day:...

Inauguration Day

  Installation Ceremony and Intergalactic Ball Celebrate WPI’s 16th President and 150 Years of History • More than 1,000 people will gather to welcome Laurie Leshin as WPI’s 16th president at her Inaugural Installation Ceremony tomorrow. Taking place from 10 a.m. to noon at the WPI...

2014 Innovator award Nov06

2014 Innovator award

Mark O’Neil is the 2014 WPI Innovator of the Year • WPI will present Mark O’Neil ’80 with the university’s fourth annual WPI Innovator of the Year Award at 4:45 this afternoon (Nov. 6) in Alden Memorial. The WPI Innovator of the Year Award recognizes a graduate or friend...

Inspired to Innovate

WPI Symposium to Highlight Critical Issues in Higher Education • The inaugural festivities for President Laurie Leshin will officially kick off tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 7) with “Inspired to Innovate: A Future-Focused Conversation,” a symposium that brings together leaders from academia and...

Sean Murphy shines Nov06

Sean Murphy shines

Murphy’s Interception Return Among GEICO Play of the Year Finalists • The electrifying 95-yard interception return by WPI defensive back Sean Murphy ’16 for a touchdown against Curry is a finalist for GEICO Play of the Year. The winner, determined by fan voting on Facebook at...

Alden voices Nov06

Alden voices

A cappella performances at Inaugural Gala Dinner • On this Inauguration Weekend a parade of activity surrounds the occasion. One of the more dynamic events happens at Mechanics Hall this Friday when the a cappella tribes of Alden Voices gather to sing for incoming president Laurie Leshin at...

Countdown Giveaway

Celebrate the Inauguration Countdown with a Free Winter Scarf • With the onset of chilly temperatures, and even some snow, it’s the perfect time to claim today’s Inauguration countdown gift. As part of the 2014 Fall Fest, we’re giving away beautiful WPI fleece scarves at Morgan Wedge...

What is possible?

New Video Shows that the Sky is No Limit at WPI • With just four days to go to the Inauguration of President Laurie Leshin and the start of WPI’s sesquicentennial celebration, an inspiring new video provides a glimpse into the past, present, and future of innovation at WPI by asking,...

MIS ice cream social Nov04

MIS ice cream social

Get acquainted with MIS Program at Ice Cream Social Students who like ice cream sundaes and are interested in learning about the benefits of a degree in Management Information Systems from WPI—ranked #1 by BusinessWeek—are invited to attend an informal information session with faculty...