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

The MIT community gathers every February at a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Speakers have included leaders who are prominent both nationally and in the local Boston/Cambridge community, in accordance with Dr. King’s dual emphasis on global and local issues. The theme for MIT’s 46th Annual MLK Celebration is:

MIT Spotlight 20 January 2020 MIT is closed today to commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Multiple other programs at the Institute also work to honor and advance Dr. King’s legacy. History MIT began its annual commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1975, seven years after his assassination. The memorial activities featured a breakfast

From MIT News, 14 January 2020 School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Kenda Mutongi [MIT MLK 2017-18] discusses the connection between Kenyan widows and the #MeToo movement, myths of African entrepreneurship, and the wider implications of her research. MIT Professor Kenda Mutongi teaches courses in African history, world history, and gender history. She is

ICEO will be sponsoring a table at the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Breakfast. The 10 seats are offered to MIT employees on a first come first served basis.  This year, the Memorial is being held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.  Anniversary Reception begins

Eighth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. – Inspired Art Contest and Performance#MLK20MIT Win cash prizes up to $100 each! SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, February 3, 2020 (11:59 pm EST) The MLK Planning Committee just launched its search for this year’s MLK Art Installation Contest. All forms of print/digital art will be accepted and all faculty, staff &