How a grad student choreographs life in science and art

Ph.D. student Frederick Moss brings together the incongruous worlds of science and art.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy • harvard
Jan. 30, 2020 ~6 min

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Opinion: Why and how to debate climate change

What's the best way to debate a problem as big and complex as climate change? In his new book, Professor Mike Hulme from the Department of Geography argues that students need to develop their own well-informed position on the difficult questions raised by climate change without being told what to think.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Dec. 16, 2019 ~5 min

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Supporting students in Puerto Rico after a hurricane’s devastation

Postdoc Héctor De Jesús-Cortés works to build up the STEM pipeline from his homeland to MIT and beyond.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science • mit
Dec. 13, 2019 ~9 min

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Two new Climate Change Master's programmes launched at Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is launching two new climate-focused graduate programmes, exploring the past and potential futures of the interaction between the planet and humanity, to train a new generation of creative and innovative leaders to respond to our most pressing global challenge.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 30, 2019 ~5 min

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Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact

At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Oct. 29, 2019 ~9 min

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Women in STEM: Dr Cecilia Brassett

Dr Cecilia Brassett is the University Clinical Anatomist and a Fellow of Magdalene College. Here, she tells us about teaching anatomy, which has been taking place at Cambridge for more than 300 years. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 22, 2019 ~4 min

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For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions

Professor of biology and chemistry is catalyzing new approaches in research and education to meet the climate challenge.

Leda Zimmerman | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 26, 2019 ~8 min

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MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase

MPP2030 is focused on education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

MIT Portugal Program • mit
Oct. 26, 2018 ~4 min

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Taylor Perron named EAPS associate department head | MIT News

Expert in landscape evolution will build upon the work of outgoing associate department head Tim Grove, supporting the EAPS education mission.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
July 19, 2018 ~6 min

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Bringing humanistic education in technical subjects to the world | MIT News

Students and staff combine workshopping and OpenCourseWare to demonstrate human-centered pedagogies in the context of modern topics and technologies.

MIT Open Learning • mit
June 28, 2018 ~11 min

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