VOLUME 13, NO. 3 June 2001
The dream, realized
A day of firsts
And the kudos keep coming
A tale of two coasts
A Gale-a sendoff
Community project center continues WPI/Worcester partnership
In April, WPI administrators, faculty and students joined city officials and representatives of numerous local organizations and agencies in the Campus Center for the inauguration of the new Worcester Community Project Center (WCPC). The eveningís theme, "Threads Through the Community: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow," acknowledged a partnership whose products have been wove ...
|Professorís system rates Web sites
How can you evaluate a Web site to find out if itís likely to get hits-or gets missed? With WebQual, thatís how. Eleanor T. Loiacono, assistant professor of management, developed the system as part of her Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Georgia. WebQual scores sites in a dozen categories, including informational fit to task (how the information meets customersí needs), trust (how companies present how they transfer information...
Lucent CEO tells graduates about opportunity and responsibility
Sunshine and temperatures in the 70s made for a perfect spring day for the more than 5,000 family members, friends and alumni who gathered on WPI's Quadrangle on Saturday, May 19, to celebrate with and cheer for the Class of 2001 at the University's 133rd Commencement. Keynote speaker was Henry B. Schacht, the first chairman and CEO of Lucent Technologies Inc., which was...
Leadership Institutions will form the hub of a network of colleges, universities and community colleges whose innovative practices in undergraduate education will serve as models for others across the nation. WPI is the only technological university...chosen from among 73 applicants.
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