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The road to Boston Apr17

The road to Boston

Jennifer McWeeny takes up the challenge of the Boston Marathon • It’s a long road from Hopkinton to Boston—26.2 miles in fact, if you take the most famous route. But for many of those who will run the Boston Marathon on Monday, the road to get to the starting line is much, much longer....

Financial literacy Apr16

Financial literacy

Financial programs offered on investing  and salary negotiations • April is Financial Literacy Month, and WPI is offering seminars today and Friday to help students plan their financial futures. The Financial Aid office is sponsoring a workshop today at 1 p.m. in Stratton Hall, Room 308....

Premiere portfolio Apr16

Premiere portfolio

WPI student musicians to play their original work • WPI’s theatre program has New Voices. The Concert Band and Orchestra have the Spring Concert. Both are year-end presentations that showcase original work by students. New Voices 33 happens today through April 18. The spotlight shines...

Back from the brink Apr15

Back from the brink

IQP students set stage to re-establish New Zealand sea lions • For their IQP, Matt Dunster, Tommy Nuthmann, Drew Egger, and Jess Desmond found themselves about as far from WPI and Worcester as you can get: New Zealand. The students spent seven weeks earlier this year on the island nation...

Sanjeev Mukerjee Apr14

Sanjeev Mukerjee

Northeastern Professor Sanjeev Mukerjee to speak on clean energy • This week, the Sustainability Task Force and the Energy Sustainability Project Center will present “Clean Energy through Clean Chemistry,” a talk by Sanjeev Mukerjee, Northeastern University professor and director, Center...

New Voices 33 Apr14

New Voices 33

New Voices will feature performances of original, unpublished scripts • New Voices 33 opens this week, and in the theatre world at WPI this is a major event. The festival features performances of original, unpublished scripts from a cross section of the entire community, from students and...

Padir to White House Apr13

Padir to White House

Taşkin Padir invited to White House conference on Ebola research • One year following its formidable onset, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is largely contained. However, policymakers, researchers, and clinicians agree that it is imperative to continue to fund and support research into...

GRIE and i3 Finals Apr10

GRIE and i3 Finals

WPI to Celebrate Graduate Research at the GRIE and i3 Events • On Monday, April 13, more than 70 WPI graduate students will showcase their research at the final rounds of two prestigious WPI events. From 1 to 3 p.m., 63 master’s and PhD candidates will display updated research posters to a...

Top helpdesk support Apr09

Top helpdesk support

Help Desk support specialist Chagnon competes for national honor • For Christopher Chagnon, earning recent accolades for his work is exciting, but it doesn’t make him waver for an inch on his daily mission as a desktop support specialist at WPI. “It’s all about customer...

A Choral Flourish Apr08

A Choral Flourish

“A Choral Flourish” to be Performed in First Baptist Church on Sunday • It’s a seasonal concert filled with the promise of spring, complete with joyous sounds to match. The music was specifically chosen by John Delorey, director of choral music at WPI, to celebrate the new...

Recycle electronics Apr07

Recycle electronics

Student Green Team to hold E-Waste Drive for unwanted electronics on Wednesday • How about an easy, safe, and environmentally friendly means of disposing of unwanted electronics – at no cost? Participate in WPI’s 4th Annual E-Waste Drive, sponsored by the Student Green Team and the...

Using STEM at FDA Apr07

Using STEM at FDA

Working as a STEM professional for the federal government • Marni Hall ’97, a director at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will lead a discussion on what it is like to be a STEM professional working for the federal government. The talk will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday,...

Cleantech innovation Apr06

Cleantech innovation

Creating conditions to accelerate the clean energy economy • The energy and clean technologies industry is in a period of rapidly evolving change and growth in the Northeast. But how can the region evolve as a leading center for cleantech innovation and a clean energy economy, and what...

Jazz Conversations Apr03

Jazz Conversations

Conversations in Jazz  to feature WPI  Jazz Ensemble, Stage Band, and African Percussion • It’s billed as Conversations in Jazz, a concert presentation that takes young audiences on a musical discovery of jazz from its roots in Africa to maturation in America. It’s “all that...

Budding journalists Apr02

Budding journalists

Two WPI students among Worcester’s budding writers published in The Worcester Journal • Alexandra D’Ordine ’17 is an unabashed, self-described “Whovian”–that is, she “absolutely loves” the enduring television show “Doctor Who.” On the air for more than five...

Laurie of Mars Apr01

Laurie of Mars

WPI President Leshin to Inspire STEM Enthusiasts in New Comic Book Series, “Laurie of Mars” • President Laurie Leshin has been selected as the protagonist in a new series of comic books, titled Laurie of Mars. The series, which was inspired by Leshin’s @LaurieofMars Twitter handle,...

Jeff Colella concert Mar31

Jeff Colella concert

Worcester native Jeff Colella to conduct master class, give performances on campus, Mechanics Hall • Call it his homecoming concert tour. Worcester-born pianist Jeff Colella has spent the better part of his storied career touring the world. Now based in Los Angeles, he returns home whenever...

Innovation Center Mar30

Innovation Center

Center for Innovative Manufacturing Solutions will help employers staff unfilled jobs • As a third-generation alum who “never managed to leave WPI,” Toby Bergstrom has become rooted in the Worcester area, and he’d like to see it stay strong economically. One way to do that is to build...