Sustainability in the Palm of his Hand

Maarouf Barry, Business Management ’20, is looking to change the way we produce, package, and market palm oil, and he’s using his Wentworth experience to help make it a more environmentally sustainable and socially empowering product. Eleis Farm (pronounced “Ay-lay-is”) was founded by Barry’s parents in 2013. Based in...

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Wentworth Athletes Make History

As frigid winds danced across Wentworth’s campus earlier this year, several student-athletes were heating things up in their respective sports. By the time winter’s frosty grip gave way to springtime warmth, four had carved their names into the history books. With his layup in the second half of a...

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Preserving Roxbury’s History Through Interviews

The congregation at Roxbury’s historic Eliot Congregational Church has come to know Wentworth well after a flurry of architecture, construction management, and marketing related classes visited the property to find ways to repurpose and save it (see our Winter 2018/19 issue). But Ella Howard’s “Boston History” class took time...

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Piecing it Together

  Simon Williamson brought Legos into his classroom this past semester in an effort to teach students how to expertly use 3D-design software. The result is the beautiful, photorealistic models seen here. Williamson’s project requires each student to select a roughly 100-piece Lego set and recreate each piece inside...

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Back to the Water

Wentworth’s ROV team spends a lot of time at the pool, but it’s all in the name of engineering. Last June, a group of 12 students in the university’s chapter of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers took a custom-built submersible Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to Seattle for...

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Wentworth Shares

We selected the most popular Instagram images to run on the @WentworthAlumniOffice and @WentworthInstitute accounts during the first part of 2019. To find a listing of all of Wentworth’s official social media accounts, visit wit.edu/media/sm-accounts. And be sure to use #WITpride whenever you’re sharing anything related to Wentworth!Continue Reading

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Opening the Door

Four of higher education’s most esteemed leaders—Zorica Pantic?, Kerry Healey, Gloria Cordes Larson, and Jackie Jenkins- Scott—were presented in March with “Women of the Year” awards as part of the 13th annual Women@Wentworth event. Jenkins-Scott, president emeritus at Wheelock College, moderated this year’s panel, which included President Pantic? of...

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The New Academic Building by the Numbers

An eye-catching sight of steel and glass, the new academic building for engineering, innovation, and sciences has proven to be a model example of efficiency, with its doors set to open in Winter 2019 after a June 2017 start date. In addition to housing innovative labs, and collaboration and project areas, the structure will...

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Seniors Honored for Athletic and Academic Prowess

Wentworth’s student-athletes have long found success on and off the athletic fields. The average, cumulative grade point average of the more than 300 student-athletes at the university is a 3.0. During the 2017–2018 academic year, the delicate balance of juggling rigorous academics with hours of practice and competition paid off for five seniors who were...

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