Summer 2022

A Sea Change Casey Brown in front of Saildrone's sea-exploring drones
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A Sea Change

Once an aspiring test pilot, Casey Brown ’16 pivots to building ocean-exploring drones.

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Managing the Strain Jennifer Headman in a field of corn
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Managing the Strain

Jennifer Headman ’01 uncovers the secret power of microbes, and how they just might save the world.

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Online Math Help That Works Neil Heffernan in a colorful photo illustration with mathematic icons
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Online Math Help That Works

ASSISTments, a free educational platform developed by WPI researchers, uses immediate feedback to improve learning outcomes.

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A Global Experience: No Plane Required Illustration of students working at the Worcester Project Center

A Global Experience: No Plane Required

The Worcester Community Project Center is giving students a global experience in a local context through the Local Latino Projects Program.

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Juggling Competitive Skating With Challenging Academics Tessa Lytle at Skating Club of Boston where she practices with her synchronized skating team

Juggling Competitive Skating With Challenging Academics

Tessa Lytle maintains a precise training and performance schedule while also working on her her BS/MS in mechanical engineering.

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Q&A: Lauren Turner, on representation and belonging Lauren Turner sits outside Unity Hall

Q&A: Lauren Turner, on representation and belonging

Lauren Turner joined WPI as senior vice president of talent & inclusion and chief diversity officer in January 2022.

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