Assistant professor explores how risk sharing and mutual aid shifted to individual forms of protection.
July 3, 2018 • ~11 min
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June 26, 2018 • ~3 min
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Graduate student Elena Sobrino looks beyond the headlines to study interactions between the city’s people and institutions.
June 24, 2018 • ~8 min
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In a “mathy” philosophy class, students explore the risks, outcomes, and ethical implications of living in a warming world.
June 4, 2018 • ~7 min
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At community dialogue, MIT historians discuss the power of historical knowledge to make a better world.
May 22, 2018 • ~11 min
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In yearlong program, MIT students apply computer science to humanities, arts, and social science research.
May 15, 2018 • ~5 min
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New book, “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine,” examines the tensions between belief and knowing.
April 27, 2018 • ~6 min
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Ryan Robinson '17 launched his startup with skills from both the humanities and engineering.
April 19, 2018 • ~4 min
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In the January Scholars in France program, students discover behind-the-scenes Paris and the city's storied streets.
March 5, 2018 • ~7 min
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New book by MIT assistant professor chronicles the birth of statistical arguments in public debate.
Feb. 5, 2018 • ~7 min
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