WPI Journal

The Never-Ending Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic posed an existential threat to the WPI community. This is the story, told in 13 chapters, of the process and the people behind WPI’s response to this monumental challenge.

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An illustration depecting elements from WPI's efforts to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

A Little Help from Their Friends

The WPI Emergency Assistance Fund helped students affected financially by the pandemic.

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Sunrise on WPI campus

Health on the Line

How WPI built a health infrastructure to help manage a global pandemic.

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Supporting Young Women in STEM

Supporting Young Women in STEM

Carol Ann and Gordon Cook ’62 Support the Award-Winning Camp Reach

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Translating Science into Art

Translating Science into Art

In early 2020 the genome of the virus that causes COVID-19 was released to the world...

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Ask the Archivist: The Other Pandemic

Ask the Archivist: The Other Pandemic

In some ways, WPI's response to the Spanish Flu mirrored how the university would tackle the COVID-19 pandemic more than a century later.

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Sense of Place: A Commencement Marathon WPI Commencement graduates crossing Earle Bridge

Sense of Place: A Commencement Marathon

A most unusual year brought a decidedly unconventional Commencement Week.

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