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...

5 Questions for Russ Pinizzotto

5 Questions for Russ Pinizzotto

Russ Pinizzotto arrived at Wentworth in 2009 with big ideas and energy to match. He recently sat down with WIT to reflect on five years of change in academics at the Institute. 1. In an article that appeared in the Spring 2009 issue of Wentworth magazine shortly after you were hired, you called yourself a “change agent.” What did you mean by that? A change...

Rapid Rewards

Rapid Rewards

Providing physical models for a variety of applications quickly and inexpensively, rapid prototyping has become a go-to solution for a wide range of industries. Last summer, Wentworth students from the Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering and Technology departments worked together to sharpen their skills in this emerging field. Professors Simon...

Alumni Honored at Awards Dinner

Alumni Honored at Awards Dinner

Five Wentworth alumni athletes were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame, and Alumni Association awards were presented to four alumni and a professor at a ceremony last fall. The Alumni Award recipients: STEVEN G. ROSSI ’08 was recognized with the Philip J. Brooks ’90 Alumni Leadership Award for his work in shaping future leaders as a member of the...