Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research

Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior.

School of Science • mit
April 30, 2019 ~11 min

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John M. Deutch endows new MIT Institute Professorship | MIT News

Gift honors emeritus Institute Professor’s respect for MIT and its community.

MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 26, 2018 ~4 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 and SUSTech announce Centers for Mechanical Engineering Research and Education at MIT and SUSTech | MIT News

Two centers located in Shenzhen, China, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, will facilitate collaborative research opportunities.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
June 19, 2018 ~3 min

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Edward Boyden named inaugural Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology | MIT News

Neuroengineering leader appointed to new professorship at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research.

Julie Pryor | McGovern Institute for Brain Research • mit
March 5, 2018 ~4 min

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Houston gives a Texas-sized welcome to the MIT Better World Tour | MIT News

At the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, alumni and friends celebrate the creativity and strength of MIT and the city of Houston.

MIT Resource Development • mit
Feb. 19, 2018 ~4 min

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MyGoodness: Making charitable giving more effective | MIT News

Online game uses hypothetical choices and real cash prizes to educate people on how to make their most of their generosity.

MIT Media Lab • mit
Dec. 15, 2017 ~5 min

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Over the river and do some good | MIT News

The Bridge Project collaboration accelerates new, highly original, and powerful approaches to defeating cancer.

Erika Reinfeld | Koch Institute • mit
Nov. 22, 2017 ~17 min

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MIT to construct new, cutting-edge Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel | MIT News

Largest, most advanced U.S. academic tunnel will replace 79-year-old facility; Boeing is project’s lead donor with philanthropic commitment.

Bill Litant | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics • mit
Nov. 13, 2017 ~4 min

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