Testing the waters

MIT sophomore Rachel Shen looks for microscopic solutions to big environmental challenges.

Lucy Jakub | Department of Biology • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~7 min

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“You don’t learn this in class”

Students in the MIT Energy Initiative Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program build professional skills.

Aaron Weber | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Jan. 4, 2019 ~12 min

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MIT undergraduates to embark on The Quest | MIT News

Up to 100 Quest-funded UROP projects aim to crack the code of human and machine intelligence.

MIT Quest for Intelligence • mit
Sept. 7, 2018 ~3 min

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Summer projects in motion | MIT News

Lab assignments for MIT Materials Research Laboratory undergraduate researchers and teachers cut across disciplines.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
July 3, 2018 ~4 min

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MIT hosts University of Puerto Rico students after Hurricane Maria | MIT News

In the wake of the devastating 2017 hurricane, MIT hosted five Puerto Rican undergraduates to help them continue their path toward graduate school.

Elizabeth Durant | Office of the Vice Chancellor • mit
June 11, 2018 ~8 min

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