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Commencement Weekend in Images

It was a monumental weekend of celebration as Wentworth Institute of Technology honored students and alumni—among others—in a series of events culminating in the 2023 Summer Commencement ceremonies.  

Q&A: Zack Benesh on Being One of Wentworth’s Inaugural Applied Sciences Graduates

On August 20, Zack Benesh will take the stage at Wentworth Institute of Technology’s 2:30 p.m. Summer Commencement ceremony as featured student speaker. He will no doubt share an inspiring message with his fellow graduates, but he will also do it as a first of his kind at the university. 

Student Speakers, Singer Selected for August Commencement

Students Jenah Arsenault, Julian Mancini, and Zack Benesh will have standout roles during Wentworth Institute of Technology’s upcoming commencement ceremonies on August 20. 

Students Tour Historic Gibson House in Boston during Pride Month

The School of Science and Humanities Dean's Office sponsored trips this month for students in Professor Ella Howard's Boston History classes to study LGBTQIA+ history at the Gibson House, a historic house museum on Beacon Street.  

Professor Monaghan’s ‘Daughter of Rubens’ Accepted into Provincetown Film Festival

The short documentary "Daughter of Rubens," produced by Wentworth Institute of Technology Professor Gloria Monaghan, has been accepted into the prestigious Provincetown Film Festival. The film focuses on the life and work of artist Nancy Ellen Craig, who resided in Truro, Mass.

Students Can Travel to the Mediterranean in Upcoming Course

Cyprus—an island jewel that rests in the Mediterranean Sea—is known for its beauty and deep history. This summer, a select number of Wentworth students will have the opportunity to study there.  

Professor Ella Howard on Who Gets Left out of the Urban Planning Story

Ella Howard has long studied and taught about the intersection of urban planning and poverty. In an essay published in the new book Alternative Planning History and Theory, Howard expands upon this relationship and demonstrates that it has not always been a straightforward one.  

Computer Science & Society Open House

Pioneer computer science’s impact on the world with Wentworth’s Computer Science & Society degree!

Join us at the Fall Open House on Oct. 9 and Nov. 6!

Wentworth’s Computer Science & Society degree offers students courses, projects, and applied learning experiences using the tools of Computer Science and the frameworks of the Humanities and Social Sciences to tackle global and local problems including inequality, sustainability, and public health.

Applied Sciences Open House

A multi-disciplinary foundation in science for the workforce of the future.

Join us at the Fall Open House on Oct. 9 and Nov. 6!

Our program follows an interdisciplinary and hands-on approach to scientific learning. Students graduate with practical knowledge and first-hand experience in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, making our program ideal for students interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the sciences.

Commencement Will Honor Community Builders and Future Thinkers

As it did when things were kicked off in April, Wentworth Institute of Technology will bookend Boston’s commencement season as it marks its Summer 2022 ceremony on Sunday, August 21st. 

Wentworth’s New Sciences and Humanities Dean has Built Strong Reputation Around the World

Thaddeus Guldbrandsen has built a formidable reputation over the last two decades as a collaborative academic leader with work that stretches across the globe. And—as of this week—he is Wentworth Institute of Technology’s new dean of the School of Sciences and Humanities. 

Professor Lange Taking Part in History Channel Special on U.S. Presidents

Associate Professor Allison Lange will be featured on the History Channel this Monday as part of their new series, “The American Presidency with Bill Clinton.” 

New Tradition Created with Successful Alumni Day

Under a brilliant May sun, a trio of young alumni tossed around a bean bag on the Quad, relaxing and sharing stories in proximity to a futuristic glass structure, new since their time as students. 

Wentworth Selects Partner for Transformative Project on Sweeney Field

Wentworth Institute of Technology today announced it has selected Huntington Development Group (HDG) to develop a mixed-use life sciences project at 500 Huntington Avenue. Huntington Development Group is a joint venture of The Fallon Company, Owens Companies, and Waldwin Development Company.  

As Major Milestone Approaches, Allison Lange’s Work Stays Front and Center

If Allison K. Lange appears a bit busier than usual these days it’s because the country is on the brink of celebrating a major milestone—the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment on August 18 and its certification a week later on August 26.

Wentworth and Simmons Hosting Women’s History Wikipedia Editing Event

Simmons University and Wentworth Institute of Technology will jointly host a virtual “Digitizing Women’s History: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon” event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31.

Professor Allison Lange Appears in PBS ‘State of Equality’ Film

Allison Lange, a Wentworth Institute of Technology assistant professor and leading expert on the suffrage movement and 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, appears in a new PBS film chronicling Wyoming’s place as the first state to provide women access to the vote.