Supporting students in Puerto Rico after a hurricane’s devastation

Postdoc Héctor De Jesús-Cortés works to build up the STEM pipeline from his homeland to MIT and beyond.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science
Dec. 13, 2019 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: picower-institute brain-and-cognitive-sciences school-of-science diversity-and-inclusion research profile graduate graduate postdoctoral natural-disasters latin-america education teaching academics

Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact

At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering
Oct. 29, 2019 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering biological-engineering graduate postdoctoral students education teaching academics community agriculture desalination j-wafs alumniae invention special-events-and-guest-speakers research

For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions

Professor of biology and chemistry is catalyzing new approaches in research and education to meet the climate challenge.

Leda Zimmerman | MIT Energy Initiative
June 26, 2019 | mit

~8 mins   

Tags: biology chemistry school-of-science faculty climate-change education teaching academics research mit-energy-initiative emissions energy sustainability

MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase

MPP2030 is focused on education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

MIT Portugal Program
Oct. 26, 2018 | mit

~4 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering international-initiatives special-events-and-speakers research collaboration education teaching academics climate-change global mit-portugal

Taylor Perron named EAPS associate department head | MIT News

Expert in landscape evolution will build upon the work of outgoing associate department head Tim Grove, supporting the EAPS education mission.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS | July 19, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  faculty  administration  eaps  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences  geology  space-astronomy-and-planetary-science  school-of-science  education  education-teaching-academics

Bringing humanistic education in technical subjects to the world | MIT News

Students and staff combine workshopping and OpenCourseWare to demonstrate human-centered pedagogies in the context of modern topics and technologies.

MIT Open Learning | June 28, 2018
~11 mins |

Tags:  office-of-open-learning  opencourseware  workshops  independent-activities-period  video-games  classes-and-programs  education  education-teaching-academics  online-learning

MIT Collaboration with Dar Group supports the future of architecture, planning, and design | MIT News

MIT Resource Development | June 26, 2018
~3 mins |

Tags:  giving  campus-buildings-and-architecture  architecture  urban-studies-and-planning  center-for-real-estate  media-lab  facilities  collaboration  education  education-teaching-academics

Fighting implicit bias in STEM with increased cognitive control | MIT News

In a visit with the Department of Biology, Lydia Villa-Komaroff PhD '75 explains how “thinking fast makes changing slow.”

Raleigh McElvery | Department of Biology | June 25, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  special-events-and-guest-speakers  alumniae  biology  whitehead-institute  diversity-and-inclusion  stem-education  teaching  academics  women-in-stem  school-of-science

MIT faculty approves new urban science major | MIT News

Interdisciplinary undergraduate program combines urban planning and computer science.

School of Architecture and Planning | School of Engineering | June 5, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  classes-and-programs  education  education-teaching-academics  urban-studies-and-planning  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  cities  data  computer-science-and-technology  undergraduate  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering

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