Summer in Photos: 2021
Campus was quiet this summer, but if the flurry of activity during the past few weeks is any indication, we’re in for a busy, exciting, memorable academic year. Welcome back, WPI—we’ve missed you.
Students from colleges and universities around the country spent eight to ten weeks at WPI conducting cutting-edge STEM research projects—then sharing their work with the WPI community—as part of the NSF-supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs.
It’s teamwork that makes the dream work, and there’s no team better than the WPI community to help move first-year students into their residence halls.
Three cheers for finding new passions and friends at the student activities fair!
Ready player one—29 interns from 17 colleges and universities created five different games that were on display during the MassDigi open house, the first event held since MassDigi’s move to WPI earlier this year.
WPI researchers are using an enzyme found in red blood cells to create self-healing concrete that’s four times more durable than traditional concrete, extending the life of concrete-based structures and eliminating the need for expensive repairs or replacements. Read more about the research that “… sounds sci-fi, but it’s a real solution.”
The Student Activities Office organized a community service cleanup day, when over 200 students volunteered at 12 different sites around campus, including Institute Park.
The sun’s coming up on a new year—we don’t know about you, but we’re more than ready for it to begin.