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The Month in Photos: March 2019

April 3, 2019

Check out what the WPI community was up to last month (hint: lots of innovation and little to no sleep, especially with finals approaching) through the lenses of our talented staff photographers.

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Legend Kristine Lilly (center) with members of the WPI Women's Soccer team

Soccer legend Kristine Lilly stopped by for a presentation and shared her fight for gender equality and equal pay.

Participants at the Black Student Union Fashion Show take the stage.

The Black Student Union’s annual fashion show, Revelation, offered attendees a night of fashion, music, dancing, and more.

Participants in Dynamiquest gather to check out information on an iPad.

Middle and high school students visited campus for DynamiQueST, an interactive event from MIT that offers the chance to understand and participate in simulated world climate negotiations.

WPI University Lecture

The standing-room-only crowd didn’t underestimate the gravity of this year’s University Lecture, “Space Exploration: Past, Present, and Future, a Celebration of 50 Years Since Apollo,” featuring NASA chief scientist James Green and Steven Rothstein, executive director of the John F. Kennedy Foundation.

Wole Soboyejo addresses attendees at the "Future of Work" event.

Global, entrepreneurial, and academic experts gathered to present on and discuss WPI’s role in the future of work and the workforce.

WPI International Food Festival

No, you napped for three hours after indulging in all the delicious treats at this year’s International Food Festival.

Three students jump over the seal in the middle of the Centennial Walkway.

When we say, “Don’t step on the seal,” we mean it.

Carley Dykstra pole vaults.

Carley Dykstra ’19 became WPI’s first All-American in the pole vault with a fourth-place clearance at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Three panelists in conversation at the Women in Data Science Conference.

WPI welcomed hundreds of participants while hosting the annual Women in Data Science Central Massachusetts Conference, considered part of the largest analytics conference in the world.

Two attendees study a poster on display in the Foisie Innovation Studio.

We celebrated 50 years of WPI’s Department of Computer Science (it doesn’t look a day over 25).

Jack Bauer dives backward into the pool during a competition.

Jack Bauer ’19 just kept swimming—he reset the school record for the 100-yard backstroke, earning silver at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships, and bronze in the 200-yard backstroke the next day.

A photo of Earle Bridge covered in snow.

Ah, spring. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining ... well, close enough.