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Winter break hours Dec24

Winter break hours

Rubin Campus Center, dining services and bookstore hours through winter break • Happy holidays from the Daily Herd! May your winter break be safe, relaxing and fun. We’ll see you in January. In the meantime, check out the revised schedules for the Rubin Campus Center, bookstore and dining...

16 Presidents

On display now at Gordon Library: WPI’s rich legacy as told through a look at its presidents • The new exhibit “From the Corner Office: The Lives and Work for WPI’s Sixteen Presidents” opened with a Dec. 16 reception and will run through March. It tells the story of WPI — from...

Joshua Harmon Dec22

Joshua Harmon

Professor Josh Harmon’s History of Cold Seasons a BBC pick • BBC Culture recently recommended its list of “Ten Books to Read in December,” and WPI professor Joshua Harmon’s newest short story collection made the cut. The work is called History of Cold Seasons, published by Dzanc. In...

Jonathan Bass Dec19

Jonathan Bass

Pianist Jonathan Bass performance on Saturday • Now, here’s a perfect holiday gift. And, it’s free. Concert pianist Jonathan Bass will appear on campus Saturday night. His flawless piano styling will surely iron out any wrinkles, kinks, and Kris Kringles that the season may...

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...