This yearlong event series focuses on regional and great problem themes within the context of ongoing collaborations with partners from Africa, 拉丁美洲, 中东, 大洋洲, 亚洲, 欧洲, 和全球本土化(全球/本地). 该系列还包括主要名人的全体会议. 所有 event content will be recorded and will be available for viewing.
面对紧迫的 巨大的挑战, communities around the globe seek solutions and astute and caring partners to help them build a safer, 可持续发展的, 更宜居的世界. 全球学院回应了这一需求——只有WPI能做到这一点.
全球学校 prepares true global problem solvers through undergraduate and graduate programs founded on the university’s half-century of leadership in 澳门澳娱乐—贯穿于整个课程的教育方法. Its students and 教师 go out into the world to address social, 技术, 生态, 以及跨学科的经济挑战, 目的导向的研究. 和, expanding on the local contacts WPI has cultivated through almost five decades of on-site project work at a network of over 50 sites around the globe, 该学院培养强大而有效的全球伙伴关系.
让整个大学都参与到这个世界中来, 全球学校 at WPI focuses the resources and experience of one of the nation’s top 技术 universities to have a positive impact on the world’s problems.
WPI威尼斯项目中心主任， 法比奥·卡雷拉他接受了采访 康泰纳仕旅行者 article. Carrera argues that developing tech and other entrepreneurial industries independent of tourism will create a more livable Venice—and a more attractive home base for new residents.
从最小的村庄到最大的城市, people around the world face a common set of needs: potable water, 可靠的粮食供应, 清洁能源, 一个健康稳定的环境. These and other great problems in the world are at the core of the mission that drives 全球学校—and WPI overall. 它是学术项目的核心, 它的学生和教师研究, and the university's partnerships with communities and organizations around the globe. As a critical part of WPI's preparation of STEM professionals with a keen global perspective and the opportunity to collaborate with those who best understand the needs at the local level, 全球商学院将产生持久的影响.
去了解一下莎拉·斯坦里克, assistant professor of integrative and global studies and director of 重大问题研讨会, and discover why has a stuffed alpaca and a Bob Ross Pez dispenser in her office.
更大的目的. 更少的界限. 附属项目.
Building on WPI's long tradition of addressing the major social, 技术, 生态, 以及世界各地人民面临的经济挑战, the 科学和技术促进发展研究所 uses new approaches to cross-cultural engineering design to respond to global issues in collaboration with local communities.
Providing 博士学位 candidates the opportunity to engage with an international collaborator in a research project related to their graduate work, the program helps students develop a global network and contacts and learn about culture-specific drivers of technology and innovation. 通过这个项目, 学生们前往英国的研究实验室, 瑞士, 日本, 还有其他几个国家.
From climate change research to closing the socio-economic divide between populations and communities, 许多WPI的学生, 教师, and staff are taking an action-oriented approach to social justice issues, 争取机会平等和经济平等, 教育, 政治, 所有人的社会权利.
Launched in 2018, this series explores tough questions being asked in the world. Touching on topics as diverse as genetically engineered babies and the impact of 5G technology, the program provides a forum for experts from across the WPI community as well as the university’s strategic partners to respond to complex issues.