November 20, 2014

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Library Book Talk and Signing Event – David Spanagel

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Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Gordon Library, FLIP Space, 3rd floor

Please join us for a talk and discussion of David Spanagel’s new book,  DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York as he explores the origins of American geology and the culture that gave it rise. With a focus on Amos Eaton, founder of the Rensselaer School and DeWitt Clinton, the masterful politician who led the movement for the Erie Canal, Spanagel provides readers with a fresh awareness of scientific knowledge, economic planning, and cultural values during the first half of the nineteenth century.

 

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An informal reception with light refreshments will follow.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and author signing.

David Spanagel teaches History of Science and History of Technology courses at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

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November 19, 2014

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Hey, Seniors! How’s that MQP Going?

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We know that MQPs take creativity, perseverance, teamwork … and information – lots of it! Take advantage of these TOP 5 resources and services for your MQP.

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November 17, 2014

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Student Employee Spotlight: Tasnim Rahman

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Student spotlight: Meet Tasnim!

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November 15, 2014

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Celebrate Games @ Gordon Library

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Celebrate International Games Day

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November 13, 2014

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New Exhibit! WPI and the 1960s: Four Reasons Why We Have the IQP

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Have you ever wondered how WPI came to offer the IQP, one of the most innovative undergraduate experiences in the United States?

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November 12, 2014

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Pivot Workshop

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Interested in funding? Attend the Pivot Workshop today, November 12, from 12:00-1:00 in Anderson A.

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November 11, 2014

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LaTeX Workshop

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Interested in writing really beautiful papers? Check out the LaTeX workshop today, November 11, at 4:30 in Anderson A.

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November 10, 2014

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Student Employee Spotlight: Brandon Lam

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Student spotlight: Meet Brandon!

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November 6, 2014

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Road Bowl at the Library

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Meet one of the groups that participated in this year’s Road Bowl

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November 5, 2014

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Student Employee Spotlight: Bridget Rinkel

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Student spotlight: Meet Bridget!

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