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Coast Guard at quad Jan30

Coast Guard at quad

WPI Wrestling Hosts Mentors and Rivals at Weekend Quad Meet • In keeping with the university’s emphasis on students applying their skills to real-world settings, the WPI Wrestling team will get a chance this weekend to further both their athletic and career-minded achievements when the...

IQP Award finalists Jan29

IQP Award finalists

President’s IQP Award finalists to make presentations, project teams to be celebrated on Jan. 30 • The 2014 President’s IQP Award finalists have been selected and the university will celebrate the project team finalists at the President’s IQP Award Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30. The...

No classes Wednesday Jan27

No classes Wednesday

Day and evening classes canceled for Wednesday • The Blizzard of 2015 continues to bring significant snowfall, ice and wind damage to our region. With additional snowfall expected throughout the evening hours, WPI has canceled all day and evening classes and scheduled activities on...

Akhil Sharma Jan27

Akhil Sharma

Acclaimed author Akhil Sharma to read from novel Family Life  • Critically acclaimed author Akhil Sharma appears on campus this week to read from his latest novel, Family Life, which was selected as one of the New York Times Book Review’s “10 Best Books of 2014.” In the review, Sonali...

Winter storm alert Jan26

Winter storm alert

Blizzard forces canceling of evening classes tonight, day and evening classes Tuesday • Due to weather forecasts calling for blizzard conditions, WPI is canceling evening classes and scheduled activities beginning at 5 p.m. today, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, and all day and evening classes and...

Worcester Incubator Jan26

Worcester Incubator

WPI students, faculty take part in project linking transportation and connectivity • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was an active partner in the Art of Science Learning’s Worcester Incubator for Innovation at Union Station on Jan. 22. The incubator—an initiative funded by the National...

The Healthy Herd

Healthy Herd sponsors several wellness programs •At WPI we realize the importance of everyone having a healthy lifestyle. Through the on campus wellness programs sponsored by The Healthy Herd, we strive to bring you programs and events that help and support you in your need to be healthy and...

SEOY nominations Jan22

SEOY nominations

Nominations sought for Student Employee of the Year • Nominations for WPI’s Student Employee of the Year award will be accepted through Feb. 13. Nominations will be judged on the following characteristics: quality of work, initiative, disposition, reliability, and contribution to the...

Athletes of the week Jan21

Athletes of the week

Student-Athletes of the Week Swimming and Diving Andrew Bauer ’17 has been tabbed WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 18. Bauer guided WPI to its third straight Paul Parenteau Trophy in winning the Worcester City Meet. The sophomore from Cumberland, R.I....

Britt Snyder exhibit Jan20

Britt Snyder exhibit

Prof. Britt Snyder paintings selected for LA Art Show • As Professor Britt Snyder started C-Term in the icy grip of a New England January, four of his luminescent oil paintings basked in the glow of acclaim at the LA Art Show 2015 in California. Snyder, a professor of practice in...

Gender bias webinar Jan16

Gender bias webinar

Webinar to provide strategies for dealing with gender bias • The Worcester Area Association for Women in Science (AWIS) affiliate group at WPI invites you to a viewing of the AWIS webinar, What Works for Women at Work, by award-winning author and Distinguished Professor of Law Joan C....

TA Award Nominations Jan15

TA Award Nominations

Nominations sought for Teaching Assistant  and Peer Learning Assistant awards • The Outstanding Teaching Assistant award and the Peer Learning Assistant of the Year award serve as a means of recognizing the contributions of excellent graduate TAs to high-quality undergraduate education at...

VOX Avenue Q Jan14

VOX Avenue Q

VOX production of Avenue Q promises adult wit, clever cynicism • “I’m Not Wearing Underwear Today!” This would be a startling exclamation to be heard on the WPI campus. A couple of thoughts could come to a passerby’s mind—the first being, “Well, that’s too much information and...

Athletes of the week Jan13

Athletes of the week

WPI Names Student Athletes of the Week Male Athlete of the week – Teddy Kostopoulos • Teddy Kostopoulos ’15, of the wrestling team, has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 11. Kostopoulos, a senior from Devon, Conn., notched...

Nicoletti Award Jan12

Nicoletti Award

Nominations being accepted for Nicoletti Award for Service to Community • In 2003 the WPI Trustees, in honor of the late Professor Denise Nicoletti, established the Denise Nicoletti Trustees’ Award for Service to Community. The award is presented annually to a WPI staff member or...

Governor tours BETC Jan09

Governor tours BETC

Newly Inaugurated Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito Visit WPI   • On his first full day in office as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker visited WPI to learn about some of our pioneering programs and hear from a panel of local leaders about the strong track of...

GRIE finalists Jan08

GRIE finalists

Announcing the GRIE Finalists and People’s Choice Winners • On December 10, some 210 master’s and PhD candidates shared their innovative, impactful, and purposeful research with the WPI community at the 10th edition of Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE). It was an...

Great Expectations Jan08

Great Expectations

Popular Dickens novel reproduced to the letter • WPI English Professor Joel Brattin is a Dickensian scholar of the highest rank—so amply regarded that when the Bradford Exchange Press sought to recreate a high-quality replica of Great Expectations, the company called upon Brattin to be its...