Any new addition to WPI's campus is cause for celebration. But the Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall's ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 13 was about much more than fêting the completion of the building.
As the physical embodiment of the WPI Plan, the 78,000 sq. ft. residential and classroom facility was created specifically to encourage collaboration, experimentation, and discovery. It also holds a lot of dreams (not to mention some amazing views), so we asked a few people at the ribbon cutting to reflect on what this building means for WPI students and its place in the WPI story. Here's what they had to say.