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Industry WeekThe Lowdown on Obama's New Equal Pay Rule

Steve Koppi, executive director of WPI's Career Development Center, weighs in on proposed federal rule set to take effect in fall 2017.

Beta BostonWPI gets US Navy funding to program firefighting robots for ships

WPI robotics professor Dmitry Berenson highlights research on a firefighting robot that is undergoing tests aboard the USS Shadwell.

Chemistry & IndustryRecycling Rare Earths

Professor Marion Emmert's two-step hydrometallurgy process for separating rare earths from the drive units of electric vehicles is featured.

Boston Globe (the)Worcester school gets national prize

The National Academy of Engineering named WPI the 2016 winner of the Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education for “The WPI Plan,” a revolutionary project-based approach to education.

Popular MechanicsThe Skarp "Laser Razor" Is Going to Be Total Flaming Garbage

Physics professor Richard Quimby, head of WPI's IPG Photonics lab,  offers thoughts on the design and basic concept of a laser razor.