Building Dreams

Building Dreams

DESIGNED TO LAST Dennis Colwell, BSA ’06, who completed 135 commercial and residential projects last year with his small architecture firm,Dennis Colwell Architects, Inc., is often reminded of his Wentworth days as he puts in 80-hour workweeks in his home office. “It’s just like studio mode,” he says. Despite this demanding schedule, Colwell makes time...

Space Man

Space Man

A revolution of sorts is taking place in office spaces all over the world, and Chris Coleman, AET ’81, has been one of its pioneering forces. “The walls are coming down. It’s kind of like Berlin, if you will,” says Coleman, Wentworth’s 2013 Spring Commencement speaker, who recently stepped down from his role as director of global design at Google to...

Preparing for Liftoff at SpaceX

Preparing for Liftoff at SpaceX

From the moment Andrew Thompson, BMET ’11, walked into the headquarters of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) in September 2010, he was fully immersed in the future of space travel. Founded in 2002, SpaceX, based in Hawthorne, Calif., is currently developing reusable rocket technology to make space travel safe and efficient. The day he arrived...

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

IT’S NEARING 5:00 P.M. ON JULY 28, and a steady stream of students begins to file into the Evans Way /Tudbury Auditorium. They settle into groups, huddled around laptops, delivering presentations to the walls. The room is anxious. Tonight is important. As part of Wentworth’s inaugural Accelerate program, a new student-business startup competition,...

THE (BEAUT1FUL) NUMB3RS GAME

THE (BEAUT1FUL) NUMB3RS GAME

SOCCER IS FACING THIS PROBLEM that baseball didn’t have: baseball statistics are wildly available,” says Devin Pleuler, BCOS ’11, a former Leopard goalkeeper and data scientist who spends his off-hours exploring soccer stats as a columnist for Major League Soccer. “[Famed baseball statistician] Bill James didn’t need much more than box...