J-PAL North America launches research initiative to focus on Covid-19 recovery

The Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze evidence-based policy solutions to the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Caroline Garau | J-PAL North America • mit
Sept. 21, 2020 ~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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MIT Collaboration with Dar Group supports the future of architecture, planning, and design | MIT News

MIT Resource Development • mit
June 26, 2018 ~3 min

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MIT faculty approves new urban science major | MIT News

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines urban planning and computer science.

School of Architecture and Planning | School of Engineering • mit
June 5, 2018 ~6 min

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A new full-tuition graduate scholarship for women in supply chain management | MIT News

Collaboration between AWESOME and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics awards full tuition for the first year of fellowship.

Christine Adams | Center for Transportation and Logistics • mit
May 30, 2018 ~2 min

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Irving London, founding director of Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, dies at 99 | MIT News

Longtime biology professor and expert in hemoglobin synthesis was committed to the integration of biomedical research, education, and medical practice.

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science • mit
May 25, 2018 ~5 min

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