WPI Journal

The Odyssey of Naudin Oswell, WPI’s First Black Graduate

In the fall of 1919, Worcester native Naudin Oswell—who would become WPI’s first Black graduate—set foot...

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A Seat at the Lab Bench

Remember the first time you “saw yourself” in something? Whether it was in a piece of...

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From left, James James Imperiali ’13, Janelle Drake ;11, and Jolene Cotnoir '10 standing between two photographer's umbrella lights

In a World Turned Upside Down...

WE ARE STILL WPI The University Confronts an Unprecedented Challenge: How to Offer Its Unique, Hands-On...

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The WPI campus pictured upside down in globe.

Sailing Mirrors Life

Wes Wheeler says he never thought of himself as a turnaround guy. But the pull to...

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Wes Wheeler '78, wearing jeans and a blue shirt, stands beside the cabin of the Pilar, a 38-foot Wheeler Playmate boat like one owned by Ernest Hemingway
Jocelyn Mendes ’21 Jocelyn Mendes '21 in front of WPI's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center

Jocelyn Mendes ’21

Raised in Leominster, just 20 minutes from campus, Jocelyn Mendes ’21 (CH) says that despite the...

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Farley James Chery A collage of items from Professor Chery's office

Farley James Chery

In each issue of the Journal we introduce you to members of the faculty through items...

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The Ghana Project Center An illustration depicting scenes from Ghana, including a hippopotamus and some modern buildings

The Ghana Project Center

Hannah Murray ’21 had several reasons for wanting to travel to the Ghana Project Center: being...

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Honor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Abstract illustration depicting a woman's face made up of several faces of different colors and abstract patterns.

Honor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Over the past several years WPI has been on a mission to infuse diversity, equity, and...

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Got Potholes? Photograph of a large pothole with black, gray, and yellow diagonal stripes overlaid

Got Potholes?

Three WPI students earned first place honors and a $10,000 prize in the Second Annual SICK...

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College Is a Team Sport The Frey Family on the steps of their home in New Hampshire

College Is a Team Sport

Karen Dzialo Frey ’82 (EE), ’85 MS (EE), ’91 PhD (EE) and her husband, Robert Daniel...

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