Class Notes – Fall 2013

Class Notes – Fall 2013

1948 Wilbur Cobb, PM&MD, checks in to note that he has been married for 62 years to his wife, Isabel, and that they have two children and four grandchildren. After earning his degree at Wentworth, Wilbur went to Northeastern University for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration and personnel management, respectively. He worked...

For Freshman Engineers, A Leg Up

For Freshman Engineers, A Leg Up

At Wentworth, even freshmen have the chance to work with industry—right from the get-go. In last spring’s Introduction to Engineering Design course, first-year students worked together to tackle a challenge from Dr. Sang-Eun Song, a surgical robotics expert at Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Come up with a simple engineering solution to address the issue of...

Washington Comes to Wentworth

Washington Comes to Wentworth

Watson Auditorium was transformed into a White House conference room for a few hours last February as the Massachusetts Building Congress, in collaboration with Wentworth, hosted a White House Business Council Roundtable on campus. The informal information-gathering discussion was led by U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari and U.S....

Wentworth Proud

Wentworth Proud

The Wentworth community is a compassionate group. Every day, I am reminded of the many ways our alumni, faculty, staff, and students give back to the Institute and the wider world. As champions of our hallmark co-op program, alumni are mentoring our students and exposing them to hands-on, real-world experience that provides them with a head start as they prepare...

Design in Focus

Design in Focus

As a sports-loving young child, Coerte Voorhees, BIND ’13, bent and broke pairs of glasses all the time. So when he decided to enter the 2013 International Eye Wear Design Competition, sponsored by German company OWP Brillen, he knew where to focus his attention. “My mind went right to a durable solution,” says Voorhees, who entered the competition while...