Math Prize for Girls competition helps to close the gender gap in mathematics | MIT News

MIT hosts the 10th annual contest encouraging STEM careers for female middle and high school students.

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics | Sept. 27, 2018
~10 mins |

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William Rodríguez: Helping others broaden their horizons | MIT News

MIT senior and Model UN leader William Rodríguez works to encourage the global exchange of ideas.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent | May 20, 2018
~8 mins |

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Powered by the sun | MIT News

Flux, built by the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team, was recently unveiled at Johnson Rink in preparation for its participation in the American Solar Challenge.

Camilla Brinkman | Edgerton Center | May 16, 2018
~5 mins |

Tags:  student-life  contests-and-academic-competitions  energy  solar  mechanical-engineering  edgerton  students  school-of-engineering  transportation  sustainability

Students demonstrate "calculated imagination" in robot competition | MIT News

Mechanical engineering students in class 2.007 battle for points in Willy Wonka-themed final robot competition.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering | May 14, 2018
~5 mins |

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Bright lights, global impact | MIT News

Fifth annual civil and environmental engineering video competition highlights the research and creativity of Course 1 students.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | May 14, 2018
~7 mins |

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Simple, low-cost E. coli test wins MIT Water Innovation Prize | MIT News

Nine student teams pitched solutions to global water issues at annual event.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | April 6, 2018
~8 mins |

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A low-tech solution for high-impact health care | MIT News

An interdisciplinary team of MIT students develops a solution to improve medical care for refugees as part of the Vatican’s first-ever hackathon.

Terri Park | MIT Innovation Initiative | March 22, 2018
~10 mins |

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Students build assistive technologies at MIT’s annual ATHack | MIT News

Citizens with disabilities from Greater Boston and students gathered to build prototypes of personalized assistive devices.

Anne McGovern | Lincoln Laboratory | March 12, 2018
~8 mins |

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