3 Questions: Melissa Nobles and Craig Steven Wilder on the MIT and Legacy of Slavery project | MIT News
MIT Community Dialogue series is underway as multi-year research continues.
April 30, 2018 • ~11 min
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Candis Callison SM '02 PhD '10, professor and award-winning journalist, to speak at 2018 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods | MIT News
April 3, 2018 • ~6 min
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At annual event, Boston Globe’s Spotlight team discusses its latest investigation into racism in Boston.
March 30, 2018 • ~9 min
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Eugenie Brinkema studies the aesthetics and ethics of horror films.
March 28, 2018 • ~6 min
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MIT scholar’s book illuminates how magic became a tool for Western “reason” — and helped form the field of anthropology.
March 27, 2018 • ~7 min
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MIT senior Mehmet Efe Akengin aims to innovate for the greater good.
March 25, 2018 • ~8 min
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Poor health is a less common cause of bankruptcy than commonly thought, but it brings other economic woes, study finds.
March 21, 2018 • ~6 min
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A star-studded lineup helps the Institute celebrate the launch of a new initiative on human and machine intelligence.
March 7, 2018 • ~14 min
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Government leaders, social service providers, and leading scholars gathered for the second conference of J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative.
March 7, 2018 • ~5 min
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Autor, Capozzola, Raman, and Smith receive MIT's most prestigious undergraduate teaching award.
March 5, 2018 • ~15 min
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