Updates

Programming functional fabrics
PhD student Lavender Tessmer applies computation to create textiles that behave in novel ways.
Designing solutions to ensure equity in health care
MIT senior Daisy Wang interweaves biological engineering and women’s and gender studies as a way to address social problems.
Alison Badgett named PKG Public Service Center’s new associate dean and director
With decades of experience in the nonprofit and public policy realms, Badgett has played a leading role in tackling a variety of complex social issues.
Q&A: How refusal can be an act of design
Doctoral student and recent MAD Design Fellow Jonathan Zong SM ’20 discusses a proposed framework to map how individuals can say “no” to technology misuses.
Updates from the Undergraduate Advising Center
We are thrilled to share exciting updates and developments from the Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC) as we continue to strive towards enhancing the academic experience of our students. Welcoming New…
New OVC Employees March 1 – April 24, 2024
Career Advising & Professional Development Office of Graduate Education HQ ROTC Navy Student Financial Services UROP Undergraduate Advising Center
Flipping Failure Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Beckie Supiano highlights Flipping Failure in the March 21 edition of her weekly Teaching newsletter from the Chronicle of Higher Education. 
Meet Our 2024 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow!
MIT junior Victory Yinka-Banjo is the PKG Center’s 2024 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow! Victory is partnering with NaijaCoder Inc. and the University of Lagos’s Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory…
Old Ironsides Battalion Spring Update
As students settle back in to the routine this spring, several Battalion events have been keeping them busy!
OVC Staff Council Is Off and Running!
The inaugural OVC Staff Council is excited to hit the ground running. The Staff Council was an idea that came from the OVC headquarters team to help promote cross-office collaboration…