Malika Jeffries-EL: Q&A

Thursday, 05 May 2016 by

Malika Jeffries-EL looks to one of the most abundant elements to solve one of the world’s most pressing problems. Boston University’s BU Research recently spoke to Prof. Jeffries-EL about a life in chemistry, her favorite element, and seeing her work in lights. Her love affair began at science camp. Like many young scientists before her, she fell

EVENT Come for dinner and to enjoy the visual art and performances of MIT and Wellesley students. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30-8:30 pm Walker Memorial Morss Hall CONTEST Win cash prizes up to $250.00 each! Are you inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr or other civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar Chavez,

Ta-Nehisi Coates is among the winners of the 2016 PEN Literary Awards. The $10,000 awards span fiction, drama, sports writing, biography, translation, poetry, and more. Winners were announced at a ceremony on Monday, April 11, 2016 at The New School in New York City. Coates, author of Between the World and Me (Spiegel & Grau/Random House), was honored with the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel

Ta-Nehisi Coates delivered the keynote address at the University’s 149th Charter Day Convocation in Cramton Auditorium on Friday, March 4, 2016. “There is no geographic quadrant, no place on the globe, nowhere in this world, that I’ve felt is more beautiful than Howard University,” Coates said. In his remarks, Coates expressed deep appreciation to his predecessors, and encouraged

Calestous Juma‘s new book bears a compelling cover image: a modern lightbulb shattering a traditional one from within. Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies, forthcoming in July 2016 by Oxford University Press, shows that many debates over new technologies are framed in the context of risks to moral values, human health, and environmental safety. But it argues that behind these

President Reif says that in driving social change, “students have become our teachers” Speakers at annual MLK luncheon call for concrete actions to expand meaningful inclusiveness David L. Chandler | MIT News Office February 10, 2016 Reviving a tradition that was dormant for more than two decades, this year’s 42nd annual Martin Luther King Jr.

Wesley Harris delivered the keynote address at this week’s Princeton University Martin Luther King Day observance. In 1968, Professor Harris became the first African-American to receive a Princeton PhD in engineering. Among his many positions at MIT, Professor Harris is AeroAstro former department head at MIT and currently the Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Princeton University honored

WED FEB 10 2016: 42nd Annual MLK Celebration

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 by

MIT’s 42nd Annual Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Truth & Power: Students Leading for Change” Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Silent March preceding Celebration Event 10am at MIT’s Lobby 7 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 Celebration Program followed by Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Freeman A. Hrabowski III University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Dr. Jacquelyn Taylor, the Yale School of Nursing’s newly appointed Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, is lead author of a recent study published in Scientific Reports. The study, titled “A Genome-wide study of blood pressure in African Americans accounting for gene-smoking interaction,” focuses on the interaction genetics and the negative of lifestyle behavior of cigarette smoking on