A big new home for the ultrasmall | MIT News

MIT.nano building, the largest of its kind, will usher in a new age of nanoscale advancements.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 23, 2018 ~10 min

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Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is potential new location for School of Architecture and Planning | MIT News

Historic building would create “design hub” for MIT, with benefits for surrounding community.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 14, 2018 ~8 min

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GAIN program to connect community college students to career opportunities | MIT News

Jaramillo lab launches a summer program to broaden the horizons of local students interested in materials science and engineering.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
May 31, 2018 ~6 min

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KSA meeting puts “Spotlight” on region’s diversity issues | MIT News

At annual event, Boston Globe’s Spotlight team discusses its latest investigation into racism in Boston.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 30, 2018 ~9 min

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Future engineers build confidence and community | MIT News

Empowering young scientists and engineers is personal for Eboney Hearn ’01, executive director of the MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs.

Nicole Morell | MIT Alumni Association • mit
March 22, 2018 ~4 min

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Lawrence S. Bacow ’72 named president of Harvard University | MIT News

“I learned how to be a professor and a university leader at MIT,” says former chancellor and DUSP faculty member.

Steve Bradt | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 12, 2018 ~9 min

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Historian Robin Scheffler awarded 2018 Levitan Prize | MIT News

Prestigious award in the humanities includes a $30,000 grant that will support his research into the factors that influenced the development of Boston’s booming biotech industry.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Feb. 1, 2018 ~5 min

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Designing vehicle-sharing networks | MIT News

Graduate student Tianli Zhou works to make transportation systems more efficient.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Jan. 23, 2018 ~7 min

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MIT collaboration enriches community college experience | MIT News

More than half of Roxbury, Bunker Hill, students with summer lab experience at MIT go on to earn a four-year degree.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Jan. 2, 2018 ~5 min

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3 Questions: Chris Zegras on designing your city’s transit system | MIT News

MIT-designed tool lets people test realistic changes to local transit networks.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 8, 2017 ~7 min

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