The Month in Photos: February 2019
It looks like March will be making good on the whole “in like a lion” thing, so grab your favorite blanket, stock up on that discount Valentine’s Day candy, and take a look at what the WPI community was up to in February, courtesy of not only our talented staff photographers and videographers, but also a few friends around campus.
Job opportunities and handshakes abounded during the Career Development Center’s Spring Career Fair—over 500 employers were ready to meet with WPI students and find their newest employees or interns.
WPI’s Annual Black History Month Dinner, To Be Black & First: At the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Engineering, was held on Feb. 11 and featured a dialogue with Ciara Sivels (second from right), the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan. Pictured with her are (from left) president of the Black Student Union Chisom Jerry Okafo ’19, president of the African Student Association Christine Lujuo ’19, and chemical engineering PhD student Avery Brown. (Photo courtesy of Charmaine Jemison)
Well, we found some people who aren’t upset by all this snow… (Photo courtesy of WPI Ski Club)
The annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange celebrated the breadth, diversity, and quality of graduate-level research happening at WPI through poster presentations, thesis competitions, and more.
140 elementary school students put a little STEM in their February break with hands-on activities led by WPI students from Engineering Ambassadors, the rocketry club, and the biomedical engineering graduate program.
A team of WPI researchers led by professor of management information systems Eleanor Loiacono have examined how technology companies can take steps to recognize and utilize the talents of a neurodiverse workforce.
Campus might still be berried for the time being, but we’ll dig out in time for D-Term.