Testing the waters

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

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

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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 | Jan. 4, 2019 | mit
~12 mins   

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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 | Sept. 7, 2018
~3 mins |

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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 | July 3, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  school-of-engineering  materials-research-laboratory  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  national-science-foundation-nsf  classes-and-programs  undergraduate

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 | June 11, 2018
~8 mins |

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The heart of the materials | MIT News

From cobalt-free, high-entropy alloys to synthetic goose down, the Materials Project Laboratory offers students a chance to explore.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering | June 8, 2018
~5 mins |

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