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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall

Worcester, Massachusetts

As a pioneer of project-based, hands-on learning, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) established The WPI Plan, its guiding principles for curriculum. With the addition of the Foisie Innovation Studio, WPI will create a physical hub, a center of excellence for this unique pedagogy. The high-energy facility will create new opportunities for sharing physical and digital work, as well as forums for collaboration between faculty, students and external partners. The Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall will inspire new generations of WPI students. Its collaborative project workspace, active learning classrooms, Maker Space and Robotics Engineering Lab will greatly expand WPI’s potential for global impact by sparking imagination, fostering communities and creating futures.