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Letters to and From the Editor

Keep your fellow alumni informed by contributing to Class Notes, the most popular feature in the WPI Journal.

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Metallurgist Elwood Haynes Changed the Way We Travel Elwood Haynes, Class of 1881, on his automobile called the Pioneer

Metallurgist Elwood Haynes Changed the Way We Travel

Elwood Haynes, Class of 1881 was an influential metallurgist, automotive pioneer, and renowned inventor.

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Women’s Varsity Eight Rowers Capture NCAA Championship The women's eight team hold their national championship trophies

Women’s Varsity Eight Rowers Capture NCAA Championship

The women’s varsity eight rowers etched their names in WPI history by capturing the university’s first women’s NCAA championship.

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New Executive PhD Program Launches Signage outside The Business School offices

New Executive PhD Program Launches

The Business School launched an executive PhD program specifically designed to give executives greater influence on the challenges and opportunities in their industries, combining their life experiences with rigorous academic research to effect change.

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Robots Provide Helping Hands to Nurses Illustration of a human-looking robot with a stethoscope

Robots Provide Helping Hands to Nurses

Assistant Professor of Robotics Engineering Jane Li is leading a team of researchers on a project to develop advanced remote-controlled humanoid nursing robots that can help medical workers care for patients who are in quarantine or isolation.

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Leaving a Mark A group gathered for the of the new name of the Project Center Building: The Laurie A. Leshin Project Center

Leaving a Mark

Former President Laurie Leshin’s legacy at WPI will live on in more ways than one.

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