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Worcester: It’s our first name.

WPI isn’t WPI without Worcester. It’s New Engl和’s second-largest city, about 40 miles west of Boston, 超过38,000 college students across nine campuses, making for the best of both worlds: the charm of a college town in the middle of a bustling city.

But just like its pronunciation (it’s “Wuh-stah,“对了,是的, the "r" is mysteriously silent), Worcester is more than meets the eye.

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Whether you’re a nature enthusiast (there are over 1,200 acres of parkl和 across the city) or a foodie (spend the day walking Shrewsbury Street for breakfast, 午餐,  晚餐), a sports fan (get those WooSox jerseys ready) or an arts aficionado (art museums, 画廊, 场馆是城市的主要设施, 和 festivals abound year round), Worcester’s got more than enough to keep your weekends booked. And with a population as diverse as things to do, Worcester is also a college town on the cutting edge. 

Worcester: Where Great Minds Belong

Worcester, Massachusetts — Where Great Minds Belong

Its position as a leader in the healthcare, 高等教育, 生命科学, 金融服务, 和 IT industries makes it an ideal place for students to start cultivating their own next big things through solid careers, entrepreneurial opportunities, 和 other h和s-on experiences.

植根于历史的城市

All this didn’t just appear out of thin air, either—Worcester’s a city rooted in history, from hosting the state’s first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the first-ever National Women’s Rights Convention in 1850, 它准备制造更多. 

Like many former urban manufacturing hubs, Worcester has undergone a transformation in recent years. A renewed interest in the downtown area has brought new investment 和 construction, 和 today Worcester is a leader in healthcare, 教育, 生物技术, IT, 和 金融服务––perfect for finding an internship, beginning a professional career, 或者开展一项新业务.

你知不知道?

  • 1865年,WPI成立, Worcester was a bustling manufacturing center known for producing textiles, 线产品, 和其他产品.
  • The iconic “smiley face” was created in Worcester by native graphic artist Harvey Ball in 1963.
  • 弗雷德里克·劳·奥姆, the famed architect of Boston’s Emerald Necklace 和 Central Park in New York City, designed Worcester’s Elm Park, which many consider to be America’s first public park.
  • The ballpoint pen, c和lepin bowling, 和 Shredded Wheat were developed in Worcester.

 

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