Center for Project Based Learning
Director, Center for Project Based Learning
Affiliated Department or Office
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Integrative and Global Studies
BA St Olaf College 1983
PhD Harvard University 1991
Expert Bio

As director of WPI’s Center for Project-Based Learning (PBL), Dr. Kris Wobbe has worked with peers across higher education, nationally and internationally, to facilitate the advancement of project-based learning, tailored for their students, their curriculum, and their institutions.  She draws upon over 25 years of extensive PBL experience including leading a first-year, interdisciplinary, project-based program and integration of projects into coursework as a professor of biochemistry. 

Media Coverage

Teaching Students to Care

Business Officer

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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Colleen B Wamback Associate Director, Public Relations

Colleen B Wamback
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