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3 Questions: Progress on updating MIT’s undergraduate curriculum

3 Questions: Progress on updating MIT’s undergraduate curriculum

Professors Adam Martin and Joel Volman explain the genesis, scope, and objectives of the recently launched Task Force on the MIT Undergraduate Academic Program.

2024 MacVicar Faculty Fellows named

2024 MacVicar Faculty Fellows named

Professors Berggren, Campbell, Pollock, and Vaikuntanathan are honored for exceptional undergraduate teaching.

Envisioning a time when people age without fear of dementia

Envisioning a time when people age without fear of dementia

Moved by the human devastation and scientific conundrum of Alzheimer’s, William Li seeks to work on therapies for the disease.

“Imagine it, build it” at MIT

“Imagine it, build it” at MIT

In class 2.679 (Electronics for Mechanical Systems II) a hands-on approach provides the skills engineers use to create and solve problems.

Life on Mars, together

Life on Mars, together

With Project MADMEN, two MIT students experience the challenges and bonding associated with a Mars analog mission.

Nicole McGaa: Ensuring safe travels in space

Nicole McGaa: Ensuring safe travels in space

The MIT senior seeks to make spaceflight easier and safer for the human body.

First-year MIT students gain hands-on research experience in supportive peer community

First-year MIT students gain hands-on research experience in supportive peer community

Mini-UROP program connects first-years with graduate students and postdocs for enriched learning.

Four-peat: MIT students take first place in the 84th Putnam Math Competition

Four-peat: MIT students take first place in the 84th Putnam Math Competition

MIT undergraduates win top five spots for the fourth year in a row and capture the Elizabeth Lowell Putnam Prize.

Moving past the Iron Age

Moving past the Iron Age

Graduate student Sydney Johnson looks at how to achieve greener steel.

Investigating and preserving Quechua

Investigating and preserving Quechua

MIT students studied the Indigenous language during a new Independent Activities Period course to gain exposure and understand the language’s cultural and practical value.