Over $20,000 in prizes for MIT students for their fiction, poetry, essays, science writing, and academic writing.
Comparative Media Studies and Writing subjects and schedules.
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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.
Through the history of cartography, surveillance, and reconnaissance runs a long tale of instrumentalization, a history of calculable images primed for machine-readability.
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.
Hiring local people, rather than students or academics, as permanent field researchers upset traditional research structures, but has paid off for science and for local communities.
The story of two people with Usher Syndrome — an infant with MYO7A-associated Ushers who was genetically diagnosed in her first year of life, and a retired man who likely suffers from USH2A-associated Ushers, whose life experience exemplifies the condition, but whose specific genetic mutation has never been identified.