A New VP for Advancement

Wentworth’s advancement division has a new leader. Paula S. Sakey joined Wentworth as vice president for institutional advancement in May. Sakey comes to the Institute after 18 years at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, most recently as director of development for the College of Engineering, a position she held since 2006. In this role, Sakey captained...

High-Tech Highway Rolls On

The central academic corridor through Williston, Wentworth, and Dobbs Halls known as the “High-Tech Highway” got some new traffic this fall with the addition of new lab and community spaces. The Gelfand Strength of Materials Lab, the Sweeney Nanotechnology Lab, the Amelia and Eugene Lutrzykowski Collaboration Space, and a new materials science lab—all...

5 Questions for Annamaria Wenner

5 Questions for Annamaria Wenner

Annamaria Wenner began her tenure at Wentworth more than 17 years ago as a graduate assistant in the Office of Housing and Residential Life. She was named dean of students in 2006. With a warm, engaging personality—not to mention a fondness for Twitter—Wenner has developed a strong, lasting rapport with her students. 1. WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR HOPES AND GOALS...

Boston as a Lab

Boston as a Lab

ON A WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LAST FALL, a group of first-year architecture students stood in the middle of Summer Street in Downtown Crossing, pencils and paper in hand, sketching their surroundings while trying to find the horizon line in the distance. As the students worked, Robert Trumbour, assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Design, and...

Profiles in Giving: Sam Altschuler, Hon. ’08

Profiles in Giving: Sam Altschuler, Hon. ’08

About two years ago, when Sam Altschuler, Hon. ’08, began considering a gift to assist Wentworth’s Department of Computer Science and Networking, he made it clear that he wanted to think big. Already a supporter of the department through the funding of scholarships, Altschuler was interested in making an even broader impact on the lives of Wentworth...