High-Impact Practices Work

Inside Higher Ed featured this op-ed by Richard Vaz, director, Center for Project-Based Learning. “The benefits of having students tackle authentic problems are powerful. Problems that communities or organizations face are almost always interdisciplinary and require consideration of a range of stakeholders’ perspectives,” he wrote.

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New Paths to Full Professor

This Inside Higher Ed article featured work by WPI faculty and administration to clarify the university’s faculty promotion guidelines to better support associate professors and offer options that go beyond traditional research paths.

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The Impacts of Project-Based Learning at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

A case study: The effects of project based learning almost 50 years after Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) re-engineered its technological education.

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Transforming Higher Education through Project-Based Learning

For nearly 50 years, WPI has been helping students become effective collaborators, innovators, and global citizens through project-based learning.

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Engineering the Future

N magazine features the amazing project work that WPI students do at the university’s Nantucket Project Center that makes a difference to this local community. 

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Teaching Students to Care

Business Officer magazine features WPI’s distinctive project-based learning curriculum and the impact of the program on student engagement in addressing human needs and social challenges.

[“Teaching Students to Care” originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of Business Officer, the monthly flagship magazine published by the National Association of College and University Business Officers in Washington, D.C.]

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