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,...

Making Space

Making Space

On October 20, Wentworth officially opened its two newest buildings. The Flanagan Campus Center is a central hub for student activity on campus, with a fitness center, student lounges, and a renovated dining area. The Center for Sciences and Biomedical Engineering—the first new academic building constructed on campus in nearly 40 years—features new lab...

Insights on North Korea

Insights on North Korea

When North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il died in January, many thought it could signal the end of the regime and—quite possibly—the end of the country. Instead, the longtime ruler’s son, Kim Jung-Un, has taken up the reins—a move that raises as many questions as it answers. We asked humanities professor George Katsiaficas, an expert on the Korean...

Rocket Man

Rocket Man

SOME MORNINGS, WHEN KEVIN VEGA, BELM ’03, pulls into the parking lot at Kennedy Space Center, he can feel the weight of history. The complex has been the launching point of every American manned space mission since 1968. It is where astronauts left for the moon and where a space station was shot into orbit. Even its appearance conjures feelings of pride and...

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

MAKE.GOOD Designs Susana Pereira DeVoe’s architecture background is evident in her handbags—the clean lines, the precision, the geometry. “The way I think about design is as a process,” says DeVoe, AET ’94, ARC ’97. “It’s one of the more amazing parts about an architectural education. It’s not just about architecture. It’s about the way you...