Happy 2020, WPI! Before we get too far into the new year, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite things from December (they may not have been bright copper kettles or warm woolen mittens, but they’re pretty impressive, nonetheless).
The Month in Photos: December 2019
Professor of mathematical sciences Suzanne Weekes has been named interim associate dean of Undergraduate Studies, with a plan to spotlight undergraduate research because, “Students need to know they can do this. Research sounds like something far off, but they can have the opportunity and start doing some work early on.”
They don’t call it “the season of giving” for nothing—thousands of WPI community members from around the world donated hundreds of thousands of dollars on Giving Day in support of the university, its students, and its faculty.
As we all know, the best way to spread holiday cheer is singing loudly for all to hear.
Drawing on strengths in bioinformatics, data science, and machine learning, WPI has launched a transdisciplinary master’s degree program in neuroscience that will focus on artificial intelligence and computational techniques and approaches.