The Wire @ WPI Online
VOLUME 11, NO. 1     MAY 1997

In This Issue:

Eagle-eyed students find security flaw
(and international recognition)
in Microsoft's Internet Explorer
WPI recognized worldwide in the news
WPI continues to gain recognition far and wide as a result of the activities of its students and faculty. In addition to the student project stories that frequently appear in hometown newspapers across the U.S., there are the articles that attract national and international media attention. In the most far-reaching WPI news coverage in recent memory ...
Continuing Education paves road to lifelong learning
Arlene Lowenstein has a favorite Will Rogers quote: "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." The petite dynamo who directs WPI's continuing education program has no intention of getting run over. "WPI has been in the continuing education business since 1978," Lowenstein explains. "Since that time we've served more than 40,000 learners ...
Applicant pool attracts high achievers
A relaxed and optimistic Robert Voss, executive director of admissions and financial aid, had some good news for those who attended the combined Trustees/APSA meeting on Feb. 21. "There are a lot of applications and they are good," said Voss, who noted that the Admissions Office had received ...
Master Plan charts new course for Alumni Association
The preliminary report of a 12-member committee chaired by Robert E. Maynard Jr. '63 was released to the Alumni Council at its Feb. 22, meeting. The report includes a vision statement, a mission statement, and a series of goals to guide the association in its existing and proposed activities for the next five years. After evaluating the implementation of the previous plan, ...


Meet Tomorrow's Engineer
A recent Interactive Qualifying Project concluded that, during their middle- and high-school years, young women are not advised to pursue engineering careers. This summer, Camp REACH will give some of them the chance to experience the fun they could be missing.
Healthy Alternatives
Students and administrators, with help from a grant from Funds for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education, are working together to change the face of social life on campus.
The World at Our Doorstep
A project team makes inroads to India; a WPI freshman reflects on his recent return to his home in Bosnia.
Alumni Association to Honor 12 at Reunion
Read about the recipients of this year's Goddard, Taylor, Washburn and WPI awards.


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