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) atlonal ueograpille oelety + Worcester Polytechnic Institute Channels Yankee Ingenuity One of the country's foremost engineering colleges, WPI offers courses in civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering and in physics and chemistry. Higgins Mechanical Engineering Laboratories (above) were completed in 1942, the school's 77th year. Kodachromes by Howell ilker, National Ueograpnic otan + "The Rest on the Flight into Egypt" Enriches Worcester Art Museum Quentin Massys, a Flemish Renaissance artist, created this painting as one of seven panels for the altarpiece of a convent in Portugal. His Bethlehem (right) and Jerusalem (on cliff) bear a strong resemblance to medieval Europe. This work was done about 1512.