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Welcome!

Filed in Announcements by on March 28, 2017 0 Comments
Welcome!

Welcome to Catalyst, WPI Corporate & Professional Education’s blog for engineers and working professionals in pursuit of advanced education. It’s our mission at WPI CPE to help working professionals reach their educational and career goals. We hope you enjoy this resource as much as we enjoy sharing it with you. Happy reading! And be sure to subscribe to Catalyst so you […]

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PANORAMA: The Corporate Issue!

PANORAMA: The Corporate Issue!

The third issue of Panorama is now available for download! This super-sized edition is The Corporate Issue, focused on our partnerships with companies across the country. What you’ll find in this issue: How WPI built and launched graduate programs at Pfizer What it’s like to teach, and learn, in a corporate cohort News from the road: […]

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The Power Grid of the Future

Filed in Power Systems, Trends in Higher Education by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
The Power Grid of the Future

Technology increases in complexity every day. As the human population expands, demand on resources is growing rapidly. The level of cyber attacks on all manner of technology is more sophisticated than ever. The power grid is not immune to these developments. In fact, the stability of our grid depends on the ability of the power […]

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Pom Poms & Power Systems – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Pom Poms & Power Systems – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more. At the center of a […]

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Domo Arigato! Robotics & Japan Collide – Gateway Scholarship Spotlight

Domo Arigato! Robotics & Japan Collide – Gateway Scholarship Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more. When Kyle Erf isn’t busy […]

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Data Manager, Musician & Mom – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Data Manager, Musician & Mom – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more. How many data scientists do […]

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Engineering the Happiest Place on Earth – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Engineering the Happiest Place on Earth – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Welcome to the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series! WPI Online recently launched the Gateway Scholarship, which is awarded each year to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series will introduce you to the award winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more.  One visit to any […]

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Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 2

Hot Off The Presses: PANORAMA, Issue 2

Our second issue of Panorama is here! What you’ll find in this issue: News on WPI’s new Boston office The first winners of our new scholarship Tips for time management as a part-time grad student A look inside WPI’s online courses in Digital System Design Tons more! Download your free copy  Read all issues of Panorama ♥ Love this […]

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Grad School Hacks: How to Make a Study Plan

Grad School Hacks: How to Make a Study Plan

By Caitlin Keller Juggling work, school, and other commitments can make you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day. Luckily, a solid, realistic study plan can free up space in your mind–and your schedule–and help you stay on target in school and life. Here are some simple tips for a great study plan that works for you. […]

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3 Big Benefits of Learning At Work

3 Big Benefits of Learning At Work

Picture it: you find out your company offers you the chance to earn your next degree. The catch? You’ll be part of a “cohort,” a group of students made up of other people who work within your organization, working together through the same courses. You hesitate. Maybe you’ve been out of the classroom setting for […]

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Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

Digital System Design – Crash the Course!

50 years ago, digital design was done only at a transistor level, but it’s becoming more and more abstract. Transistors change to gates, gates change to functional units like multipliers, adders, subtractors, and those change to upper-level complex components. As engineers design these, they must keep in mind how they will describe, test, and implement […]

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