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CEE Guest Speaker: Conservation of Monumental Marble Sculpture

Friday, May 1, 12 pm
Lower Fuller

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Presents: The Treatment of Tullio Lombardo's Adam: A New Approach to the Conservation of Monumental Marble Sculpture

 

Speakers: Carolyn Riccardelli and George Wheeler

 

Food will be provided!

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CollabLab Presents "The Future of Making Things Workshop"

Wednesday, Apr 29, 7 pm
Stratton Hall 203

The CollabLab Presents "The Future of Making Things Workshop". Learn Autodesk Fusion360, taught by an Application Engineer from Autodesk!

Please install AutodeskFusion360 on your laptop, and bring an external mouse!

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Superfan Slogan Competition!

Monday, Apr 13, All Day
Techsync Form

Want a chance to get your slogan on the back of all the superfan shirts?? Submit by Wednesday April 15th at 5pm

https://orgsync.com/36856/forms/142101

Good luck! 

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ITS presents: Don't Take the Bait

Wednesday, Apr 29, 12 pm
Mid- Century Room

Register Online!

https://www.wpi.edu/webapps/regi/ccc.html?method=session&sessionID=24538

Information Technology Services can help you avoid the hooks of phishing, email viruses, dangerous downloads, and other cyber scams.  Watch for our e-mailtips and visit us at our table in the Campus Centerfor more tips and treats!

Show someone a phish and they are safe for a day;

teach someone to avoid a phish and they are safe for a lifetime.

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A very particular set of skills- finding a scientific job

Monday, Apr 6, 4 pm
Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center (BETC), Gateway II, 50 Prescott Street, Suite 2400

Call 508-831-4879 to RSVP and leave a message

 

ABSTRACT

 

Making the transition from the world of school and research to the world of business can bejarring. I have seen this transition both as someone looking for a job and as a manager hiring newscientists into my group. I have found that there are a set of job seeking skills that new graduatesare frequently unfamiliar with. I...

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Harvesting Water from Fog in Morocco

Wednesday, Apr 8, 4 pm
Olin Hall 107

Jamila Bargach and Leslie Dodson, speaking about a unique fog water harvesting system in an arid, rural, economically depressed region of southwest Morocco.

On March 21, after 9 years of work planning, hauling equipment to the top of Mt. Boutmezguida, installing nets to harvest water from fog and measure the output, installing pipes to bring it down the mountain, managing cultural impediments, and empowering the women to manage the water system and the men to accept this role of...

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Accelerating the Northeast’s Energy Innovation Ecosystem

Wednesday, Apr 8, 5 pm
Higgins Lab 218

Peter Rothstein, President of the Northeast Clean Energy Council, will share perspectives on how the Northeast region can evolve as a leading center for cleantech innovation and a clean energy economy; on the areas of expertise needed for successful cleantech entrepreneurs; and on the implications for the evolving role of utilities, and for entrepreneurs in electricity grid modernization

*Refreshments Provided*

 

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Last day to register! Sustainability Competition! $200 Prize

Wednesday, Apr 8, All Day
Online

Do you have an IQP, GPS, MQP, or any other project that is sustainability-themed?  Do you want to win $200?  Our 7th Annual Sustainability Project Competition takes place on 4/15/15 from 2-4 pm in Gordon Library.   Enter the competition!!  Check out this link for more info:  http://users.wpi.edu/~ltomasz/.uploads/2015_Sustainability_Competition.pdf.

  To go directly to the link to register by...

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The Library presents: Book Talk & Author Signing

Thursday, Apr 16, 4 pm
Gordon Library, FLIP space (3rd floor)

Professor Emeritus of German David Dollenmayer will present a reading on Martin Walser’s autobiographical novel, A Gushing Fountain. Copies of the book will be available for signing and light refreshments will also be available.

 

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Care to Share?

Tuesday, Mar 31, 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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