Retired military pilot Henry Poplawski ’39, who will give the Institute a planned gift of $7.8 million for scholarships, says WPI got him on the right path. Henry R. Poplawski, a Worcester native who was forced to drop out of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) more than seven decades ago due to financial hardship, has committed $7.8 million through a planned gift for student scholarships at... Read more
Alumni-founded company supports eye-tracking research laboratory
What makes a great website or app, one that looks great and—more important—is easy to use? The User Experience and Decision Making (UXDM) Research Laboratory seeks answers to that very question. Open since March 2012, thanks to a generous contribution from Dyn, a New Hampshire–based company co-founded and led by Jeremy Hitchcock ’04 and Tom Daly ’04, the UXDM Lab features... Read more
Engineers Can Dance
What was once a sloping hill at the end of the Quadrangle has been transformed into a hub of fitness and recreational activity for the WPI community. The new Sports & Recreation Center, dedicated Sept. 5, represents WPI's commitment to educating the whole student by creating an environment that ... Read more
WPI has a giving challenge that can help you make an even greater impact on the university.
Dolan Challenge: WPI Trustee Mike Dolan ’75 is challenging WPI alumni from the last 10 years to give back to their alma mater. Right now if you give he will not only match the gift, but he will double it.