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New eBook: BIM in Theory and Practice

Posted by Kate Gorton on Feb 2, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Have you heard of BIM? It’s taking the worlds of construction, design, and engineering by storm, and for good reason.

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Topics: Trends in Higher Education, An engineer's insight..., construction project management, Our Faculty, Project Management

Is engineering tech passing you by? [Infographic]

Posted by Jessica Adams on Jan 10, 2017 7:30:00 AM

As a famous fictional high-school student once said, "Life moves pretty fast." In 2017, so does technology in engineering. 

Whether your field of choice is Aerospace, Robotics, or Mechanical Engineering, change is the one constant. So when it comes to innovation, it's more important than ever to be at the head of the class.

How do you stack up? Find out in this new infographic.

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Topics: Trends in Higher Education, Mechanical Engineering, Infographics, Robotics Engineering, Aerospace

FREE eBook: The Top 10 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed

Posted by Lindsay Bohigian on Nov 23, 2016 2:15:00 PM

If everyone comes to the table with the same set of technical, or "hard" skills, how do employers choose who to hire, keep, and promote? 

Soft skills.

Learn more in our latest eBook!

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Topics: Leadership In Today's World, Trends in Higher Education, Soft Skills

Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

Posted by Dan Weagle on Nov 14, 2016 5:00:00 PM

In this first intallment of Crash the Course*, I'm taking you on a journey into WPI Online's "Introduction to Systems Thinking" course.

Dan Weagle with his wife and son.

I don't just work at WPI; I'm also a student in one of the first courses offered in a revolutionary new education model: Personalized Online Education (or POE). Here's why POE works for me.

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Topics: Trends in Higher Education, Our Students, Systems Thinking, WPI Online, Personalized Online Education, POE

Soft skills aren't hard! [Infographic]

Posted by Lindsay Bohigian on Sep 30, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Technical (hard) skills may be vital to getting the job done, but soft skills will set you apart! Learn the tips and tricks that will get you noticed in our latest infographic. 

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Topics: Why Graduate School?, Leadership In Today's World, Trends in Higher Education, Infographics, Soft Skills

Sixth Annual WPI Energy Symposium

Posted by Mike Ahern on Jul 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM


WPI is thrilled to announce the sixth annual Energy Symposium will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Great minds and industry leaders in the world of energy will converge on our campus in Worcester to discuss this year’s topic: Upgrading the Grid with Renewables for a Sustainable Future.


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Topics: Leadership In Today's World, Trends in Higher Education

Bradford Fleming: WPI's MBA Helped this Chemical Engineer Climb Higher

Posted by Katie Perry on Mar 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Why Graduate School?, Trends in Higher Education, Our Students

5 Tips for Ruining a Perfectly Good Webinar

Posted by Katie Perry on Jan 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

You could have the best content in the world; however, by doing these five items, you could ruin your webinar for the audience.

See what they are...

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Topics: Trends in Higher Education

Bob Bassett: Found a New Career in Biomanufacturing

Posted by Katie Perry on Jan 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: Why Graduate School?, Trends in Higher Education, Professional Development, Our Students

7 Tips for Creating a Great Webinar

Posted by Katie Perry on Jan 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever left a webinar early?
Chances are the presenter wasn't doing most of the things listed below.

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Topics: Trends in Higher Education