AI at WPI | Critical Conversation explores Chat GPT

Early last year, tech giants like Microsoft and Google have scrambled to get their predictive text models to market after ChatGPT, a large language artificial intelligence platform, shocked the world with its eerily lifelike but not-quite-perfect ability to carry on conversations and pump out essays, computer code, and blurbs of text about anything and everything users ask…Continue Reading AI at WPI | Critical Conversation explores Chat GPT

The Grad Student’s Playbook for Conquering Stress During Finals

Given the intensity of your coursework, research deadlines, and pressure to perform—on top of your continued work and family obligations—you might need help managing all the stress you’re under right now. Why it matters: Effectively managing stress is crucial for your mental and physical well-being. Cognitive function, productivity, and performance will improve as your stress…Continue Reading The Grad Student’s Playbook for Conquering Stress During Finals

The Importance of Digital Accessibility: Tips & Tricks for Your Website

In today’s digital age, websites play a vital role in providing information, services, and interactions to people worldwide; however, not all individuals experience the web in the same way. Some users, such as those with disabilities, encounter barriers that can impede their ability to access and interact with websites effectively. This is where accessible websites…Continue Reading The Importance of Digital Accessibility: Tips & Tricks for Your Website

Perspectives: Lloyd Eze

A Diverse Narrative from the WPI Community     Solution: I stayed the course, worked much harder, and gave up a lot from my schedule in order to get me to the finish line. Lloyd EzePower Systems Engineering   Did you face unexpected curveballs when looking to attend graduate school? If so, how did you…Continue Reading Perspectives: Lloyd Eze

5 Productivity Apps for Students & Working Professionals in STEM

Productivity can be difficult to measure and achieve without a little help. Students and working professions working in the STEM industry need to look no further than their mobile devices and computers to increase efficiency. Productivity apps for students are abundant because productivity is a constant demand, no matter the industry or profession. Searching app stores…Continue Reading 5 Productivity Apps for Students & Working Professionals in STEM

Getting the Most from Virtual Teams

Michael Elmes, WPI Professor of Organizational Studies Although virtual teaming has long been a feature of remote learning, the pandemic made online collaboration a reality for most higher ed students — as well as those in the workforce. In 2020, two-thirds of college students exclusively attended virtual classes, and the trend of online learning seems…Continue Reading Getting the Most from Virtual Teams

The Impact of Social Media Analytics on Content Strategy

Ready to optimize social media for yourself or your business? First things first, you’ll need a plan. To effectively create your online presence, you can’t just wing it. You need an effective strategy. WPI Professor Kordzadeh, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Data Science at the Business School at WPI discusses the importance and insights…Continue Reading The Impact of Social Media Analytics on Content Strategy

5 Types of Data Structures and Algorithms Computer Scientists Must Know

Do you want to build advanced computing expertise? You will need to understand the fundamental data structures and algorithms of computer science. Data structures and algorithms are essential in all areas of computing, from operating systems and networking to programming languages. Use this blog to explore five types used by today’s computer science professionals. 1….Continue Reading 5 Types of Data Structures and Algorithms Computer Scientists Must Know

Build An A+ Grad School Application

Picture it: you’re finally ready to earn your master’s degree. You’ve been out of the classroom for a few years, maybe more. (Maybe a lot more.) As you’re gathering all the documents you need for the application, you see your undergraduate grade point average (GPA). Your heart sinks. You wonder: can I even get into a competitive program…Continue Reading Build An A+ Grad School Application