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Have a safe and happy holiday, everyone! Illustration: Jose-Luis Oliveras https://t.co/TSnEZT0DTB
7/4
2020
Now that many more people are working from home, how do we set them up for success? SDM alum Daniel Adsit writes fo… https://t.co/wKST9VT9lW
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Universal musical harmony: Acoustic and biological constraints shape how we hear harmony across cultures.… https://t.co/GLUwKyixUy
7/3
2020
“If we cannot get our most marginalized students back in buildings in the fall, we will see the dreadful gaps in op… https://t.co/4Ap5GHuQbY
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)A decision-making framework outlines steps for students who plan on making for their MIT-sponsored work while off c… https://t.co/Kg4mRCwHfU
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)“These problems are not to be borne by corporations, policymakers, or the business community alone. Workforce devel… https://t.co/F5K0Uy0Pqx
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)“Crises tend to bring out the best and worst of an organization's culture.”https://t.co/8lHTqphqET
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Stuart Schmill, dean of admissions and student financial services, discusses the statement by admissions deans aime… https://t.co/Sk2PM12Igs“Everyone at MIT comes at it like, ‘I’m going to solve this,’” said Ian A. Waitz, vice chancellor for undergraduate… https://t.co/Aa0UHETeCbIn our solar system, the “ice giants” Neptune and Uranus are far less dense than rocky Venus and Earth. But astroph… https://t.co/je2W7XSWNcWe will reexamine our roster of Institute holidays with an eye to equity and inclusion.The Provost's Office will fund a new research project on the history of Native Americans and MIT.With funding from the Provost’s Office, we will make a combination of immediate investments in antiracist research at MIT.We will increase MIT's purchasing and contracting with minority-owned businesses, including Black-led enterprises.TL;dr: We will make it a priority to raise funds for new endowed graduate fellowships for students from underrepresented groups.Letter to the MIT community regarding efforts to address systemic racism at the Institute https://t.co/v5uPKfCxih https://t.co/2055aQKVsK
7/2
2020
In addition to people and freight transportation, the latest #Roboat will be tested for waste collection. The syste… https://t.co/wxVvMEF72M
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)MIT Medical answers your #COVID19 questions. Today’s topic? Glasses and masks. It’s not a great face-wear combinat… https://t.co/3znoZGsoKA
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Two new textbooks by Professor of @MITMechE James H. Williams, Jr. present engineering mechanics with a blend of th… https://t.co/V60ihaiY8MTwelve MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2020-2021: Honor recognizes faculty mentors who devote true… https://t.co/8UVrWeVhF4Juejun Hu of @mit_dmse explores interactions of light and matter, pushing the frontiers of optoelectronics for biol… https://t.co/GzEWYT8DonInside the new world of online dissertation defenses: Emojis, grandmas logging in, and kudos from strangers: How MI… https://t.co/SpUzUZqkQt
7/1
2020
Arrrrrrr https://t.co/OQ3Xhl8Gm1 via @VICE https://t.co/strLHun7WHWe see your ninja degree, @mieuniversity, and raise you a pirate certificate ☠️ https://t.co/DK0M1YHaQa"While I'm super bummed about missing out on Pride as a big Boston event this year, Smitty and I are repping social… https://t.co/PJYKBjt0CM
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)STAT reporter Sharon Begley writes that @mitpress and the University of California at Berkeley are starting a journ… https://t.co/Y9YVPLYbelBy folding DNA into a virus-like structure, biological engineers have designed HIV-like particles that provoke a st… https://t.co/WlcNniBet8The startup https://t.co/8zlpkxHv9h is helping people get the most out of their meetings with a note-taking, inform… https://t.co/VWNkNi0uSY
6/30
2020
Karilyn Crockett, of MIT, will be tapped to head city’s new equity and inclusion office https://t.co/D8R7P9eYZA
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Read how one Sloan alumna is helping to change the statistics on gender bias. https://t.co/Mg7Vopmbtl
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)The Stonewall Riots served as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world. ⁠ T… https://t.co/pL13WHwHGd
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)MIT Technology Review released its annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list. The 2020 roster includes a dozen people with… https://t.co/zWb7lmAmvcBiology community held daylong program on June 10th to address diversity and inclusion: Students, faculty, and staf… https://t.co/YCXJCKrR8ECovid-19 threatens cleaning crews in warehouses, grocery stores, and schools. A team from @MIT_CSAIL helped design… https://t.co/9ABdya2HQIMaking an impact through @MITChemE: Hadley Sikes designs simple-to-use diagnostic devices that could benefit patien… https://t.co/K0SwqPxaLU
6/29
2020
Happy #TauDay! Hope this helps to round out your day. Animation: Jose-Luis Oliveras https://t.co/3emuPkhnVZ
6/28
2020
Astronomers detect regular rhythm of radio waves, with origins unknown: Signal from 500 million light years away is… https://t.co/lrlS60SD6K
6/27
2020
A Counting, by @ekeneijeoma and the Poetic Justice group, is a participatory art project created in response to the… https://t.co/oXoOPVzJWH
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)#OneMIT https://t.co/NJDjaTgr9P“With each major crisis, be it war, pandemic, or major new technology, there has been a need to reinvent the relati… https://t.co/J3pugEKyzt
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)“The next administration must confront endemic racism as well as economic inequality,” writes Institute Professor D… https://t.co/UDcgeyipI4When culture clashes with Covid-19: MIT panelists examine the roles of social norms in countries’ differing respons… https://t.co/LOR1UzKDUZMore children are vaccinated worldwide than ever before, but the availability of essential vaccines has stagnated i… https://t.co/orPbfUWThtMachine-learning tool could help develop tougher materials: Engineers develop a rapid screening system to test frac… https://t.co/gewwvj5aK5
6/26
2020
When @MIT learning suddenly went virtual, EAPS researchers adapted and found a way to bring weather and climate phy… https://t.co/cBA6cz99sF
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)In this blog post, we sat down with Ella Peinovich—cofounder of @Shop_Soko—to discuss her latest venture, PBP, and… https://t.co/DAozxLcxMH
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)New class alert: This fall @MITPSTS .021[J] Science Activism: Gender, Race, and Power will explore the role scienti… https://t.co/OQQucG1H1k
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Design in a major key: MIT’s design minor and major programs give rise to polymath students with design skills they… https://t.co/aegNKmywSJNew study finds that the central bank tool known as quantitative easing helped households in the last recession. Co… https://t.co/h1rQPbki5cAssociate professor of literature Sandy Alexandre’s research spans late-19th century to present-day black American… https://t.co/9HOihY2GWt
6/25
2020
New project post on #Docubase: Learn about Spaced Out, an underwater #VR experience using @BallastVR in which parti… https://t.co/WprcwLEMNc
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)#OneMIT https://t.co/YURJkqD4TPWhy the Mediterranean is a climate change hotspot: MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines… https://t.co/VNMBULoZpoRising junior Danielle Geathers, who was recently elected president of MIT’s Undergraduate Association (UA), speaks… https://t.co/CltkoUMIPoDarien Alexander Williams, @MITdusp PhD student, notes that much public attention has focused on trauma and destruc… https://t.co/UTeRAUYO18
6/24
2020
"My conviction is that it is possible to make significant progress [on major issues] by focusing on small manageabl… https://t.co/7rF1JU5C1F
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Games are shown to be more effective in teaching disaster response, transforming the problem into an approachable s… https://t.co/2asiEU86IZ
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)A technique developed at MIT makes brain tissue samples more stretchable and compressible, which could enable scien… https://t.co/cd3tvCEfZ1Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome cur… https://t.co/siARJCdscPThis #InternationalWomeninEngineeringDay we celebrate the women engineers at MIT and across the globe who are worki… https://t.co/5er3iNfSSILast year, engineers created a double-sided adhesive that could quickly seal rips in internal organs, or affix medi… https://t.co/m7AcFoOuv2
6/23
2020
The coronavirus and climate change are two urgent, global health and economic emergencies. Here’s how our response… https://t.co/1yzDy6xU0N
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Reminder: it is VERY important to maintain these habits to protect yourself and your community from #COVID19: Wash… https://t.co/wFHePfSCus
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)We are committed to actualizing opportunities for all. We’re proud to launch the Reimagining Pathways to Employment… https://t.co/y2LmsVgzgc
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Cynthia Breazeal named @medialab associate director: Expert in personal social robots will work with lab faculty an… https://t.co/XkusVKj4MUAthina Papadopoulou SM ’14, a PhD student in architecture, is interested in how “wearable environments” can influen… https://t.co/JjfMrWoYui
6/22
2020
Letter to the MIT community: Pausing to appreciate two Supreme Court decisions https://t.co/oO7lzqrcby https://t.co/J2CFw7MEFYSummer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere takes place at 5:43 p.m. EDT. Enjoy #FirstDayofSummer Image: Jose-Luis… https://t.co/3Sf3kCl6aD
6/20
2020
In 1994, MIT Black History Project founder Clarence G. Williams published "Technology and the Dream" one of the fir… https://t.co/ge81haIpWP
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Katie Rae, CEO and managing partner for @enginexyz, discusses the need to confront racism and discrimination in tec… https://t.co/8IOPz7Ojkp#Juneteenth marks the first known celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S. Students examine MIT’s historical t… https://t.co/9qGt1GNWKZPresident L. Rafael Reif reflects on Juneteenth and describes plans to share a renewed action plan for diversity, e… https://t.co/GQxlmuUTcd
6/19
2020
An ethnography of disruptions: Anthropologist Manduhai Buyandelger tracks racism in Cambridge during Covid-19… https://t.co/HsuJOlLgTi
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)A new study led by @IsaacAKlein & @BoijaAnn in Richard Young’s lab shows how cancer drugs become concentrated in or… https://t.co/dNi5IMsCcj
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)In a survey, only 9% said their leaders had the skills or behaviors to lead in the digital age.https://t.co/kYUl4t2yJJ
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Junli Hao was close to earning her MIT doctorate in @MITChemE this year when Covid-19 hit the United States. Hao th… https://t.co/ZITN7NrZ15Astronomers have picked up on a curious rhythm of fast radio bursts (FRB) emanating from an unknown source outside… https://t.co/Uup3KPq05WCampus life will feel very different this fall.With the baseline two-semester decision in place, we can now begin making the hundreds of subsequent interlocking d… https://t.co/G6bwkY9mdhOur undergraduate residential population in the fall will be much less than our normal capacity – conceivably as hi… https://t.co/OkjejXSmc3To allow students to stay on track to their degrees, we will maintain the basic two-semester structure of our acade… https://t.co/0Ud3FrULEaTl;dr: Our community process did not produce perfect consensus. But we have now settled on the approach that drew t… https://t.co/tofE7vGM81Letter to the MIT community regarding the Institute's initial decisions about the fall: https://t.co/nbhxzQE5qN https://t.co/pkTDB4Kyud
6/18
2020
In two new textbooks, Professor of @MITMechE James H. Williams, Jr. shares his engineering knowledge, joy, and teac… https://t.co/O88ZmYJBKiAn amazing student from my undergrad cell biology course made this crocheted cell. Microtubules and all. Quarantine… https://t.co/IOTQbaRyle
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)“I’m interested in the ways virtual identities can be used to encourage social change; artful technologies to imagi… https://t.co/VMCnD2vQk1
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Professor Christopher Knittel explains that “if I were a public official, I’d be looking at differences in the qual… https://t.co/tGVOGA18OlSteady demand for PPE might encourage local businesses to start production: @MITLL study estimates daily demand in… https://t.co/qF3oN9UdwSIn a classic visual illusion, two identical dots look very dissimilar against backgrounds of different colors. A ne… https://t.co/V2avXtEhs0
6/17
2020
MIT Sloan researchers call for innovation funding, rent relief, corporate activism, and more.https://t.co/fqQZADbx2y
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)The @MIT_Innovation Initiative has collaborated with the @MITSDM program to create an interactive map of the variou… https://t.co/Fgp6foMT3eStudy finds path for addressing Alzheimer’s blood-brain barrier impairment: MIT researchers pinpoint mechanism and… https://t.co/WGLsW6d5p2For #PrideMonth: books, art, poetry, and podcasts from Black LGBTQ+ creators via @mitlibraries. "We are enthusiasti… https://t.co/rvP6h882dgJinhua Zhao, an associate professor in @MITdusp says that “transportation systems are half physical infrastructure,… https://t.co/z5ZwIeKls3
6/16
2020
The new Resources for Racial Equity & Social #Justice page features a trove of MIT's humanistic research and teachi… https://t.co/YGkKC9PudJ
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Chemical engineer Paula Hammond is head of the @MITChemE department. Her lab works on nanoparticles for drug delive… https://t.co/u0g3DjmDR3
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)The Commonwealth is urging anyone who has attended a large gathering in the past two weeks to get tested for COVID-… https://t.co/A0ck66cOTZ
Retweeted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)“Much of the foundational work showing the flaws of modern facial recognition tech with regard to racial bias is th… https://t.co/8IFv8TqX9jStiffer roadways could improve truck fuel efficiency: Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices coul… https://t.co/bCObrtK6WQFor her graduate work in @MITAeroAstro Jacqueline Thomas PhD ’20 devised a “delayed deceleration approach” for land… https://t.co/1awF3efDCm
6/15
2020

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