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Monday, Mar 30, 8 am
At a Lecture Hall Near You

The Student Government Association will be sitting outside of large lecture halls to get ideas about how to improve academics and student life on campus. 

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Free COMSOL Multiphysics 5.0 Workshop

Wednesday, Mar 18, 9:45 am
HL 234

On March 18th, COMSOL will give a free multiphysics modeling workshop at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The motto of this workshop is "learn-by-doing". The goal is to teach you the skills needed to model problems in COMSOL Multiphysics version 5.0.

Who should attend? Anyone interested in simulating and optimizing engineering phenomena based on PDEs, such as structural mechanics, heat transfer, electromagnetics, fluid flows, etc. Applications of the software are found in virtually...

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Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers presents: Annual Poster Competition

Thursday, Apr 16, 4:30 pm
WPI’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) 60 Prescott Street, Worcester, MA

 The International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) Boston Area Chapter will be hosting its ANNUAL STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION.  Two winning student posters, one each from the graduate and undergraduate categories will receive a $500.00 prize and a FREE TRIP to compete at the International Student Poster Competition at ISPE’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on November 8-11, 2015. Winners of the International competition receive cash awards and have the opportunity to publish...

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Global Opportunity: Presentation Competition

Wednesday, Mar 25, 6 pm
Odeum A

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is offering a unique opportunity for students and young professionals (ages 18-26). Present around the World (PATW) is a well-established competition with several heats designed to encourage young engineers and technicians to develop their presentation skills in a fun and friendly environment. Competitors give a ten minute presentation on any engineering or technology related subject, which is then followed by five minutes of questions...

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Foisie School of Business Presents: Travis Roy: A Story of Tragedy, Courage, & Triumph

Tuesday, Mar 24, 4 pm
Rubin Campus Center

"There are times in our life when we choose our challenges, and other times when the challenges simply choose us, it is what we do in the face of those challenges that defines who we are, and more importantly, who we can and will become."

In 1995, Travis Roy was paralyzed in an ice hockey accident just 11 seconds into his first game for Boston University. He then went on to create the Travis Roy Foundation to help others with spinal cord injuries and the families who care for them....

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WPI's Irrational Run

Saturday, Mar 14, 8 am
WPI Campus

In celebration of our 150th anniversary year, WPI is sponsoring a special road race for the WPI community! This race (the Irrational Run), will be held on 3.14.15 and at a distance of π(miles)!  

 

For more information and to register for the run, please follow the link below:

https://orgsync.com/36856/forms/135935

 

Please email irrationalrun@WPI.edu with any questions!

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Physics Department Presents, "Tuning Electronic and Magnetic Properties of 2D Materials"

Monday, Feb 23, 3:30 pm
Olin Hall 107

Tuning Electronic and Magnetic Properties of 2D Materials, Ab Initio

Professor Ashwin Ramasubramaniam

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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. In this talk, I will present our recent computational studies aimed at engineering the fundamental properties of layered Mo and W dichalcogenides. The first set of studies will examine the potential for continuously tuning the...

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China Hub Presents, "Recontructing the Past for the Future"

Monday, Feb 23, 4 pm
Lower Perrault, Fuller Labs

Please join the China Hub on Monday, 2/23, for a talk by Professor Dan Ben-Canaan

"Reconstructing the Past for the Future: The 'Jewish Block' Project in Harbin, China"

Abstract: 

In 2013, the city of Harbin began restoring its old Jewish synagogue and schools to recreate its early 20th-century "Jewish Block," tackling dual processes of identity reconstruction and physical restoration.  The speaker, a key consultant on the project, will discuss architectural and...

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Foisie School of Business Presents - Michael Ahearne, C.T. Bauer Professor of Marketing,

Wednesday, Feb 18, 12 pm
Atwater Kent 233

Michael Ahearne

WPI Class of 1991

C.T. Bauer Professor of Marketing, University of Houston

Managing the Sales Force during a Period of Disruptive Organizational Change: Two Longitudinal Studies

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Pharmaceutical Engineering Education and Networking Session

Thursday, Feb 19, 5:30 pm
WPI – Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center at Gateway Park, Second Floor Lecture Room

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the fastest growing industry in Massachusetts (LIFE SCIENCES)? If so, don’t miss this evening broadcast coming to the WPI CAMPUS just for you!  A networking and education session will be hosted by WPI and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE).  The educational program focuses on the challenges faced by anyone working in regulated (life sciences, medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and related) industries and...

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SGA Senate Elections

Nov 17 - Nov 21
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Vote in the SGA Senate Elections!

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SGA Executive Board Elections

Nov 3 - Nov 7
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Vote for the future leadership in SGA! Vote at wpi.edu/+sgavote

All undergraduates receive 1 vote.

 

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Provost Search: Student Panel

Thursday, Nov 13, 6 pm
SL 104

The Provost Search Committee invites all WPI students to attend this session to share input and ideas on what they would like to see in a Provost/ WPI in the future. The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer for the university. This panel will be hosted by the undergraduate and graduate representatives on the search committee, Kelsey Stergiou and Shaymus Hudson. It will take place on November 13th from 6-7pm in SL 104.

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Pep Rally

Friday, Oct 10, 6 pm
Quad (rain location: Alden)

SGA is hosting the annual Pep Rally to build school spirit in anticipation of Homecoming Weekend! Games, performances, free food, and SuperFan shirts! Plus the announcement of the most spirited students!

Event will take place on the Quad. Rain location is in Alden.

Pick up your ticket for President Leshin's Inauguration before the event!

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SGA Town Hall - Homecoming Event

Tuesday, Oct 7, 6 pm
Odeum B+C

SGA is hosting a Town Hall Meeting. Homecoming Teams will receive points based on percentage of each team participating. This event will include Dean Clay, Dean of Student, share remarks, and then an open meeting for teams to brainstorm ideas with senators for the WPI Community. Ideas will be presented to a panel of SGA Execs, best idea receives additional points. Plus- there may be SuperFan shirts!

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Senator Information Session

Wednesday, Oct 8, 3 pm

Are you interested in becoming a senator in the Student Government? Being a senator gives you an opportunity to represent your fellow students and actively work towards improving the undergraduate experience for all. These information sessions will cover the responsibilities and benefits of being a senator, and will walk you through the process of becoming one. To become a senator you must attend at least ONE of these sessions. This is the last of three information sessions we are offering...

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Senator Information Session

Thursday, Oct 2, 4 pm
CC Mid-Century Room

Are you interested in becoming a senator in the Student Government? Being a senator gives you an opportunity to represent your fellow students and actively work towards improving the undergraduate experience for all. These information sessions will cover the responsibilities and benefits of being a senator, and will walk you through the process of becoming one. To become a senator you must attend at least ONE of these sessions. This is the second information session. Additional to this...

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5K - WSGA & Working for Worcester

Saturday, Oct 4, 9 am
College of the Holy Cross (1 College Street, Worcester, MA)

Come and join the Worcester Student Government Association and Working for Worcester in an exciting 5K run! All proceeds go to the 2015 Working for Worcester Service Day to rehabilitate community recreation spaces! There will be free food, live music, and tons of college students from Worcester. Entrance fee for college student with valid ID is only $10 and $15 for general admission. Race starts at 10:00 AM.

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Senator Information Session

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2 pm
CC Mid-Century Room

Are you interested in becoming a senator in the Student Government? Being a senator gives you an opportunity to represent your fellow students and actively work towards improving the undergraduate experience for all. These information sessions will cover the responsibilities and benefits of being a senator, and will walk you through the process of becoming one. To become a senator you must attend at least ONE of these sessions. Additional to this one, we will host two more on the following...

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Test event

Saturday, Aug 30, 4:15 pm
SGA Office
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