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WPI Researchers Win Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

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March 26, 2012

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WPI Researchers Win Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Sonia Chernova and Diana Lados Will Pursue Research Aimed at Creating ‘Everyday’ Robots and Building Lighter, Fuel-Saving Vehicles. Two faculty members from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have received the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award, the most prestigious NSF award for faculty members early in their careers as researchers and educators. The awards, to Sonia Chernova, […]

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WPI Named a Top University for Helping Women Succeed in STEM Fields

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March 26, 2012

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BestCollegesOnline.com Ranks the University 9th in the Nation A new ranking by BestCollegesOnline.com places Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) 9th in the nation among schools that do the best job of helping women succeed in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. “The 10 Best Colleges for Females in STEM Fields” cites WPI’s advocacy and development programs for […]

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WPI Student Danielle Antonellis Named a ‘New Face of Engineering’ for Academic Excellence and Community Service

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March 25, 2012

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Antonellis is One of 15 College Students Worldwide Being Recognized with This Award Danielle Antonellis, a senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was recognized as one of the 15 most promising college engineering students in the United States – and the world – by the National Engineers Week Foundation and its partner, the American Society […]

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Karen Kashmanian Oates Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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March 25, 2012

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The World’s Largest General Scientific Society Honors WPI’s Arts and Sciences Dean for Her Contributions to Science Education Karen Kashmanian Oates, Peterson Family Dean of Arts and Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Election […]

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Noelle Richard is winner of Robert Fellman Memorial Scholarship Prize

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March 24, 2012

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Noelle Richard, WPI Class of 2013,  is the 2012 winner of the Robert Fellman Memorial Scholarship Prize for her essay, “The Ghostly Progression Towards Redemption.”  Ms. Richard will read her essay at the April meeting of the Worcester chapter of the Charles Dickens Fellowship.   She also receives a cash prize.  The scholarship was established in memory […]

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D-Term Humanities & Arts Events

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March 24, 2012

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Jazz Choir/Jazz Combo Festival April 4 from noon to 10:00 pm, Alden Memorial Sponsored by the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education.   1879 Awards (for 2011 Humanities & Arts inquiry seminars/practicums projects) April 5 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, Higgins House, Great Hall The Class of 1879 Prize is awarded by the Humanities and Arts […]

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News from the Student Alumni Society

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March 23, 2012

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Although C-Term has been uneventful in terms of weather, members of the Student Alumni Society have been experiencing much excitement—about two events in particular: the ASAP Conference February 10-11, and Gompei’s Birthday Celebration February 27.   Planning for ASAP has been in full swing over the last several months. We had tons of great educational […]

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