Turning Point

By: Doreen ManningPhotography By: Carol Oliveto

Dara Zuckernick ’91 36% That was her one-year survival prognosis when Dara Zuckernick ’91, ’97 (MBA) was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in…

WPI Insider

By: Journal Staff

Lindsay Lozeau PhD candidate   IGERT, for those unfamiliar with the acronym, stands for Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship. This NSF-funded program at…

Finding LOLA

By: Kerry O'Brien

What do engineering and aeronautics have to do with helping endangered sea turtles? It’s a classic tale of WPI students on a mission to find…

Global Impact

By: Taryn Plumb; Illustration by Jonathan Reinfurt

Wellington, New Zealand Its history and culture are a rich fusion of influences; its people are proud, innovative, and environmentally fastidious; its picturesque harbor…

Never Underestimate,
Never Give Up

By: Taryn PlumbPhotography By: Matt Burgos

For years, Michael Vaudreuil ’16 juggled a full schedule of classes with a full-time, second-shift custodial job. He sometime picked up the occasional plastering gig…

grotesques Live On

By: Journal Staff

After standing for a century, lending both dignity and a quirky charm to the campus Quad, Alumni Gymnasium is no more. Before demolition of…


By: Kerry O’BrienPhotography By: Aaron Sacco

Fish hackers? Wait… does that mean cybersleuthing a fisherman’s home computer? Au contraire, it’s about WPI students using mobile tech to help sustain fisheries….

Byte O’ π

By: Doreen Manning, Illustration by Aaron Sacco

Michelle Jones-Johnson Diversify WPI  Michelle Jones-Johnson is WPI’s new vice president for talent development and chief diversity officer. Her role in the Office of…

Bert LaValley ’07

By: Journal StaffPhotography By: Steven King

CFO of Deadhorse Hill restaurant Bert LaValley ’07, is in partnership with chef Jared Forman and beverage director Sean Woods. The downtown restaurant/café is…