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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...

Advice on higher ed Jan07

Advice on higher ed

Linda Looft appointed to Baker education advisory committee • Linda Looft, WPI assistant vice president for government and community relations, is one of 35 academia and education professionals from across the state chosen to advise governor-elect Charlie Baker’s transition team on goals...

Athletes of the Week Jan06

Athletes of the Week

WPI Student-Athletes of the Week Zach Karalis • North Andover native Zach Karalis ’16 of the men’s basketball team has been tabbed the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 4. Karalis was selected a Most Valuable Player as the Engineers won a pair of...

The right chemistry Jan05

The right chemistry

Melissa Dery featured in American Institute for Chemical Engineers journal • Chemical engineering student Melissa Dery ’15 was singled out by the industry’s professional organization recently for showing leadership in the field. The American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) chose...

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...