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
Dec. 13, 2019 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: picower-institute brain-and-cognitive-sciences school-of-science diversity-and-inclusion research profile graduate graduate postdoctoral natural-disasters latin-america education teaching academics

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
Oct. 29, 2019 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering biological-engineering graduate postdoctoral students education teaching academics community agriculture desalination j-wafs alumniae invention special-events-and-guest-speakers research

A summer at the MSRP-Bio reveals connections between proteins, people, and passions

Undergraduate Meucci Ilunga spent 10 weeks investigating protein interactions, exploring career options, and making new friends.

Department of Biology
Sept. 3, 2019 | mit

~8 mins   

Tags: biology school-of-science research diversity-and-inclusion stem-education

How does your productivity stack up?

Survey results and research by MIT Sloan’s Bob Pozen reveal common habits and skills among highly productive managers.

MIT Sloan Executive Education
July 16, 2019 | mit

~5 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management sloan-executive-education research

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
June 26, 2019 | mit

~8 mins   

Tags: biology chemistry school-of-science faculty climate-change education teaching academics research mit-energy-initiative emissions energy sustainability


MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase

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

MIT Portugal Program
Oct. 26, 2018 | mit

~4 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering international-initiatives special-events-and-speakers research collaboration education teaching academics climate-change global mit-portugal

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 |

Tags:  mathematics  special-events-and-guest-speakers  women-in-stem  k-12-education  stem-education  students  school-of-science  contests-and-academic-competitions  diversity-and-inclusion

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 | July 19, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  faculty  administration  eaps  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences  geology  space-astronomy-and-planetary-science  school-of-science  education  education-teaching-academics

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