The 2017-2018 academic year comes with some great news around the growth and vibrancy of Comparative Media Studies/Writing: we have welcomed three new faculty members into the fold.
We provide a bridge between technology and the humanities, by examining the social and cultural impact of the changing media landscape.
The MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing is a one-year program that leads to a Master of Science (SM) in Science Writing.
Podcast: Walter Menendez, “Engineering Virality: BuzzFeed’s Scientific Approach To Creating Content”
BuzzFeed’s Walter Menendez: “This talk will detail how BuzzFeed thinks about and creates content, highlighting our paradigms for the function and role of our content.”
As a learning scientist, Justin Reich investigates the complex, technology-rich classrooms of the future and the systems we need to prepare educators to thrive in those environments.
On October 5th, best-selling author Sarah Vowell brings history and humor to MIT.
Justin Reich looks to transform educational settings by equipping teachers with the technology tools they need to best serve all students.
Aaron Dy's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“Technological advances in our ability read, write, and edit DNA have begun to make engineering biology possible.” Honorable mention for the 2017 Obermayer Prize for Writing for the Public.
Frankie Schembri's Karmel Prize-winning piece
Francesca Schembri on the all-female team that programmed the first electronic computer. It received the Obermayer Prize For Writing on the History of Innovation.
Allie Hexley's Karmel Prize-winning piece
Allie Hexley’s Karmel Prize-winning poetry manuscript.