Trends in Higher Education

Building the Energy Workforce of the Future

Filed in Power Systems, Trends in Higher Education by on November 14, 2018 0 Comments
Building the Energy Workforce of the Future

Utilities are a graying industry. That means there are more professionals retiring from the energy-delivery field each year than there is new talent to replace them. As the grid becomes smarter and more complex, the need for a robust workforce grows.  To combat this trend, power experts have to approach the problem from several angles and […]

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Medical Device Forum Draws Diverse Crowd of Stakeholders to Boston

Medical Device Forum Draws Diverse Crowd of Stakeholders to Boston

WPI recently hosted the first installment of a collaborative forum series concerning medical devices. The goal of these forums is to break down the silos that exist within the industry and connect academics and product manufacturers with clinicians and potential device users, in order to bring meaningful improvements to bear for patients in need. “It’s […]

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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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Is engineering tech passing you by? [Infographic]

Is engineering tech passing you by? [Infographic]

As a famous fictional high-school student once said, “Life moves pretty fast.” In 2017, so does technology in engineering. Whether your field of choice is Aerospace, Robotics, or Mechanical Engineering, change is the one constant. So when it comes to innovation, it’s more important than ever to be at the head of the class. How do you stack up? Find out […]

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FREE eBook: The Top 10 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed

Filed in Leadership, Soft Skills, Trends in Higher Education by on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
FREE eBook: The Top 10 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed

If everyone comes to the table with the same set of technical, or “hard” skills, how do employers choose who to hire, keep, and promote?  Soft skills. Learn more in our latest eBook! In Soft Skills Are Not Hard to Achieve, you’ll learn about the Top 10 skills that will set you apart from the pack. Developing these important […]

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Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

In this first installment of Crash the Course*, I’m taking you on a journey into WPI Online’s “Introduction to Systems Thinking” course. I don’t just work at WPI; I’m also a student in one of the first courses offered in a revolutionary new education model: Personalized Online Education (or POE). Here’s why POE works for me. It’s convenient – I’m […]

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Soft skills aren’t hard! [Infographic]

Soft skills aren’t hard! [Infographic]

Technical (hard) skills may be vital to getting the job done, but soft skills will set you apart! Learn the tips and tricks that will get you noticed in our latest infographic.  Don’t sleep on the soft skills! WPI’s online and corporate graduate programs empower the leaders of tomorrow with well-rounded technical, management, and interpersonal expertise.   ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst.

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Sixth Annual WPI Energy Symposium

Filed in Leadership, Trends in Higher Education by on July 14, 2016 0 Comments
Sixth Annual WPI Energy Symposium

WPI is thrilled to announce the sixth annual Energy Symposium will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Great minds and industry leaders in the world of energy will converge on our campus in Worcester to discuss this year’s topic: Upgrading the Grid with Renewables for a Sustainable Future. The 2016 schedule is packed with […]

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Future is Now: Glimpse of the Past [Infographic]

Filed in Trends in Higher Education by on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Future is Now: Glimpse of the Past [Infographic]

Did you ever realize all the things that can happen to a university in a year? If not, we can certainly say it is “a lot”. Here’s a glimpse into the last 5 years of only some of the activities that have happened at WPI, and to WPI. Each one helped increase our students, faculty, and […]

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The Growth in Data Science [Infographic]

The Growth in Data Science [Infographic]

Data science continues to grow. See how the rise of the field… Data Science Graduate Programs

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