Design innovations for improved life in cities | MIT News

Venture accelerator DesignX unleashes entrepreneurs’ ideas to transform the built environment.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
June 13, 2017 ~4 min

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DesignX selects first cohort | MIT News

Eight student teams join MIT’s newest entrepreneurship accelerator.

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Dec. 14, 2016 ~6 min

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Professors Ghoniem and Kellogg honored as Committed to Caring | MIT News

These generous professors put students first, support in both large and small ways.

Office of the Dean for Graduate Education • mit
Dec. 12, 2016 ~5 min

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Entrepreneurship by design | MIT News

New DesignX accelerator speeds innovation at the School of Architecture and Planning.

Tom Gearty | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Oct. 17, 2016 ~6 min

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Summer in the Sandbox | MIT News

Students in a new innovation program are using the summer, their new connections, and their funding to move their ideas forward.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
Aug. 17, 2016 ~8 min

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Helping innovators to "keep going" | MIT News

How does the Sandbox Funding Board define success? Everyone learning.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
June 8, 2016 ~8 min

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Helping others in daily doses | MIT News

Senior Donald Little uses computer science to improve people’s everyday lives.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
May 19, 2016 ~7 min

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An ace on the court and in the lab | MIT News

EECS senior Ava Soleimany talks about leadership, her research in synthetic biology, and her tenure as captain of the women’s tennis team.

Mijal Tenenbaum | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science • mit
April 12, 2016 ~7 min

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Evidence-based teaching is alive and well at MIT | MIT News

MacVicar Day symposium features a sampling of innovative pedagogical practices and lessons learned.

Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education • mit
April 1, 2016 ~13 min

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