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The Month in Photos: October 2019

November 11, 2019

Grab some newly discounted Halloween candy and check out just a few examples of what we were up to over the last month, seen through the lenses of our talented staff photographers and videographers.

A student introduces two members of the Class of 2019 Hall of Luminaries onstage at Alden Memorial.

It may be getting dark at 4pm now, but WPI’s Hall of Luminaries is keeping things bright around here—the newest class of inductees was honored in a ceremony in Alden Memorial on Oct. 24.


Members of Alden Voices perform at the Worcester Art Museum.

The Worcester Art Museum opened its doors to art of a different sort when Alden Voices serenaded museum-goers as they perused pieces ranging from Rembrandt to the Renaissance.


Laurie Leshin, joined by WPI staff, trustees, deans, and other members of the community, gather to break ground on WPI's newest building.

Before the ground got too cold for breaking, we kicked off the construction of WPI’s newest academic and research facility, scheduled to open its doors in 2022.


A member of the WPI color guard performs during Homecoming 2019.

Just close your eyes, tap your hooves together three times, and think to yourself, “There’s no place like Home(coming)…” and you’ll be there.


Three members of the men's soccer team celebrate on the field.

Looking for a reason to celebrate? Men’s soccer hasn’t lost a game since September, and recently claimed a share of its second NEWMAC regular season championship in the last three seasons.


Participants in Mass STEM Week 2019 complete a modeling activity at the EcoTarium.

Professional development conferences, expos, workshops, and more—they all blinded us with science (not to mention technology, engineering, and math) during STEM Week 2019.


A photo of campus surrounded by fall foliage.

We’ll just let the photo do the talking for this one.


WPI researchers gather with a robot being used to study human-robot interaction in the workplace.

A team of WPI researchers recently won a $3M grant from the National Science Foundation to study the future of human-robot interactions in the workplace.


Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito addresses attendees of the annual Project Lead the Way conference.

As a Project Lead the Way University Partner, WPI had the honor of hosting this year’s PLTW Networking Conference. Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito kicked off the event.


Members of the field hockey team run down the field during a game.

Not only is the field hockey team regionally ranked, but its 17 wins this season are the most any team in the program has seen in a quarter-century.


Participants in the 2019 Math Meet spend the day solving equations in the Sports & Rec Center.

Nearly 100 teams from high schools around New England gathered at WPI before dividing and conquering all afternoon as part of the 32nd annual Math Meet.


A current WPI student leads a group of prospective students and their families in front of Harrington Auditorium on a tour.

We all know there’s something special about WPI, and hundreds of prospective students and their families had the chance to experience everything we already know and love firsthand at the latest Fall Open House.


Participants in discussion during the 2019 STEM faculty launch.

The annual STEM Faculty Launch was held at the beginning of the month, laying the groundwork to help grad students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world in seeking tenure-track positions in the STEM fields.