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GE Foundation President Corcoran Praises Great Problems Seminars

On Dec. 14, GE Foundation President Robert Corcoran offered high praise for WPI's Great Problems Seminars for first-year students. Corcoran was the guest speaker at the Great Problems Seminars project presentation event, at which first-year students display and discuss their projects examining issues of global societal concern. Corcoran, whose son, Ian, is a junior at WPI, lauded the seminars for helping to prepare the next generation of engineers and scientists to identify problems and develop innovative solutions.

Read the Worcester Telegram & Gazette coverage of Corcoran's speech.

Read more about the Great Problems Seminars presentation day and Corcoran on the WPI website.

December 15, 2009

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