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2012-09-18 23:01:15

Seven students, including six women, are the first to enroll in an interdisciplinary graduate program that combines research and innovation experiences. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 With an intensive schedule of technical, entrepreneurial, and social activities packed into the week before the formal start of classes, seven graduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) completed the inaugural “boot camp” of an interdisciplinary biofabrication program...

2012-09-10 23:00:12

Lindsay Gerhard recognized as “Up-and-Comer” in Central MA Business Community. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Lindsay Gerhardt´s ability to communicate complex technical information to customers and grow the family business has earned the Executive Vice President at Barry Communications a spot on Worcester Business Journal´s 2012 “40 Under 40” list. The list is published annually by the Worcester Business Journal to recognize up-and-comers in the...

2012-09-05 23:04:26

New sites added in Russia, India, New Zealand, Albania, and Maine; In WPI´s pioneering undergraduate curriculum, projects are the lifeblood of the student experience Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Building on a pioneering project-based curriculum and adding to a legacy of experiential learning that has transformed the lives of thousands of students over the course of more than 40 years, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has added five new destinations to its expansive...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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