The Cost of Code Switching: An Online Workshop With Courtney L. McCluney, PhDIntroduction by 2019-20 MIT MLK Visiting Scholar Dr. Tina Opie Wednesday April 8th, 2020 @ 1:00pm EST Links and connecting information to follow   What is code switching? How is it used? How does it affect people of color in everyday experiences, both

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NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon The theme of the luncheon — fostering strong, moral, and courageous leadership — was inspired by Dr. King’s 1957 “Give Us the Ballot” speech.   MARCH 19, 2020   Anne McGovern | Technical Communications Group On February 26, Lincoln Laboratory staff gathered to hear

Answering “Why?” MLK Visiting Scholar Benjamin McDonald uses synthetic organic chemistry in the Swager lab to answer questions with more questions. Fernanda Ferreira | School of ScienceMIT News, March 2, 2020 Everyone knows a kid who constantly asks, “Why?” “Why is the sky blue?” “Why do people have teeth?” “Why are hurricanes given names?” According

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Dr. Dereje Agonafer [2007-08 MIT MLK Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering] was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the SEMI-THERM Educational Foundation Thermal Hall of Fame. The award is in “Recognition of Significant Contributions to the Field of Electronics Thermal Management”.   READ MORE

Dayna Cunningham: A Leader Who Lifts Us Up MIT Urban Planning News 21 February 2020   On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 a cadre of MIT community members were recognized with Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards for their efforts to cultivate integrity, leadership, and creativity at MIT. Recipients included Dayna Cunningham, who is the Executive