In the News

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Preview Rachael Heard

Inside Higher Ed

New on the Job: Q&A With Rachael Heard

Rachael Heard, Director of Academic Programming and Student Transitions, discusses the ways WPI seeks to make higher education more accessible for students and to assist first-year and transfer students with their transition to the university.

Booked on Planning

The Global School Dean Mimi Sheller discusses the history of, trends in, and her research on mobility justice in Booked on Planning, a podcast from the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association. The interview focuses on the concepts explored in Sheller’s book Mobility Justice: the Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes.


Mimi Sheller, Dean of The Global School, was interviewed about her research on mobilities and spoke about WPI’s Global Projects Program on WCCA TV.

Worcester Business Journal

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans award that will see WPI will co-design climate resilience plans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Global School will also lead knowledge sharing between NOAA climate adaptation partnership teams in the Caribbean and the Northeast. 

Tomorrow is the Problem

Mimi Sheller, Dean of The Global School, discusses some of the historical and cultural underpinnings behind inequalities in power and mobilities in this podcast exploring Haiti and its future. The podcast is a project of the Knight Foundation Art + Research Center at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami.