Chien Wang selected to join French climate research initiative | MIT News

MIT senior research scientist is one of six U.S. scientists to join French President Emmanuel Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" program.

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
May 29, 2018 ~4 min

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Outstanding MIT students of French explore "Paris et la rue" | MIT News

In the January Scholars in France program, students discover behind-the-scenes Paris and the city's storied streets.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
March 5, 2018 ~7 min

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An American in Paris | MIT News

Doctoral student Elizabeth Dekeyser studies Muslim communities' sense of solidarity with the French state.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Nov. 20, 2017 ~8 min

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Author Édouard Louis examines contexts for violence | MIT News

The acclaimed writer, whose work has become a cause célèbre in France and beyond, speaks as part of the MIT Global France Seminar series.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Nov. 2, 2017 ~6 min

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Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité | MIT News

A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
July 10, 2017 ~7 min

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Investigating the trap of unemployment | MIT News

PhD student Aicha Ben Dhia studies France’s labor market from the perspective of local job-seekers.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 29, 2017 ~10 min

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A new fight with old battle lines | MIT News

Book explores what France’s LGBTQ rights battle says about identity and belonging.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 2, 2017 ~7 min

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Bruno Perreau named to the French Academic Palms | MIT News

Humanities scholar honored with France's highest distinction for academics.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Oct. 5, 2016 ~3 min

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MIT and French research institutions collaborate on climate-conscious materials | MIT News

MultiScale Material Science for Energy and Environment research partnership could reduce the carbon footprint of materials such as concrete.

Kathryn O'Neill | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Sept. 12, 2016 ~5 min

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3 Questions: Jeffrey Ravel on bringing data to cultural history | MIT News

MIT conference stems from data-rich historical project on French theater.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 18, 2016 ~7 min

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