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Great Minds Oct02

Great Minds

“Being the Change, Making A Difference,” theme of Great Minds Multiplied • Today at 4 p.m. in Higgins House, the Great Minds Multiplied series will present a panel on “Being the Change, Making A Difference.” A reception follows at 5 p.m. In this follow-up to last spring’s...

Green Team Car Show Oct01

Green Team Car Show

Green Team Annual Car Show on the Quad • Here at WPI, we’re all about sustainability. One demonstration of that enthusiasm is an increasingly popular fall event, the Green Team Annual Car Show. This year’s show will take place on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Quad. It...

Worcester Journal Oct01

Worcester Journal

Professor James Dempsey  launches Worcester Journal, a showcase for young writers • One is a rumination on forgiveness, prompted by the writer’s encounter with an incarnation of the boy who once bullied him. Another is a poignant remembrance of a 7-year-old girl burdened by the loss...

Moss Hart Award to Vox Sep30

Moss Hart Award to V...

VOX Musical Theatre Wins a Moss Hart Award • The New England Theatre Conference (NETC) recently announced the winners of this year’s annual Moss Hart Memorial Awards. The 2014 recipient in the category of “college/university theatre division” is WPI’s VOX Musical Theatre for last...

Detecting a virus Sep29

Detecting a virus

Students developing a quick, reliable test for goat virus • Three-hundred years ago, the British government created the Longitude Prize, challenging the public to come up with way to locate ships at sea by using longitude. A watchmaker and carpenter answered that call by developing the...

An Open Conversation Sep26

An Open Conversation

Forum on Academic and Corporate Development • A new WPI event series kicked off on Tuesday evening with a discussion about the role of Academic and Corporate Development (ACD) at WPI. Billed as an open forum for community members to learn about and discuss a topic of broad interest, the...

jazz master class Sep24

jazz master class

Artist, bandleader Grace Kelly gives class, concert • She carries the name of a princess, a legendary actress of the stage and screen, but this Grace Kelly graciously shares the name while making one for herself. In the jazz world, she is a rising star with A-list credentials and chops to...

Masque Production Sep24

Masque Production

Masque Production of The Beams Are Creaking • Masque’s A-Term production is The Beams Are Creaking, a compelling, real-life drama about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian who defied the Nazis, which ultimately led to an assassination attempt of Hitler. Written by Douglas...

Johnny Cupcakes Sep23

Johnny Cupcakes

Johnny Cupcakes to speak on entrepreneurship • Johnny Earle—better known as Johnny Cupcakes, the genius behind the global retail T-shirt brand—will share his secret recipe for entrepreneurial success on Wednesday (Sept. 24) at the Rubin Campus Center Odeum. The talk is free, but...

POW-MIA recognition Sep22

POW-MIA recognition

Air Force ROTC Marks POW-MIA Recognition Day • An ancient beech tree, a table set for one, and the American and POW-MIA flags were the backdrop for a silent and solemn vigil that took place on campus through the day Friday to honor members of the U.S. armed forces who were held as prisoners...

Robotic refinement Sep22

Robotic refinement

Professor Chernova will use grant to develop high-level robotics tasks • Robotics Engineering Professor Sonia Chernova, director of WPI’s Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning lab, got some great news recently. She’s a recipient of the Young Investigator Award, an Office of Naval...

Athletic upgrades Sep19

Athletic upgrades

Athletic Upgrades Keep Student Athletes at the Top of Their Game • Soccer cleats, basketball sneakers, lacrosse sticks, and even shoulders and knees do a number on WPI’s athletic fields and courts. But with a regular schedule of maintenance and upkeep, WPI keeps its student athletes...

Library resources

Welcome to the George C. Gordon Library • The library welcomes all new and returning students, faculty, and staff for the 2014–15 academic year. It offers a wealth of collections and services to support research and the WPI curriculum. Do you need a place to meet?  We have a space for...

Concert for Tom Keil Sep17

Concert for Tom Keil

Physics professor and cellist Tom Keil to be honored • Thomas H. Keil, longtime professor of physics at WPI, died on Feb. 28, 2013. He was 73. In his lifetime his exuberance and passion for teaching made Keil a kind of boy wonder. So it’s only fitting to name the upcoming memorial concerts...

Fall Career Fair Sep16

Fall Career Fair

With more than 190 companies, WPI’s 2014 Fall Career Fair has something for everyone • On Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 17, WPI will host its largest career fair ever, as more than 190 companies come to campus to meet, speak with, and recruit WPI students and alumni. Taking place from place...

Road warriors Sep15

Road warriors

Road Warriors Get Ready to Roll • Each fall, WPI Admissions staff members earn their “road warrior” nicknames as they embark on weeks-long, world-wide trips to recruit international students and build on relationships with alumni and families of current students from far away. Karen...

Weekend philharmonic Sep12

Weekend philharmonic

Parents Weekend Concert Features 4 Ensembles • It is one of the few concerts on the academic calendar in which all of the large WPI music ensembles will participate. It happens this weekend, Parents Weekend. Circle the date. Literally hundreds of students, from four ensembles, will take the...

Thompson Scholars Sep11

Thompson Scholars

WPI Recognizes Class of 2017 Charles O. Thompson Scholars • The first year of college can be a challenging time as students adjust to the rigors of course work and new experiences of campus life. Each year, WPI recognizes students who have gone above and beyond during their freshman year by...