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.
Melanie Abrams's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“What’ve you gotten me into?” I asked her, again and again. “You’d better have a good answer when I find you.” Winner of the King Prize for Science Fiction.
Steven Truong's Karmel Prize-winning piece
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reports that every six seconds–every six fleeting seconds–diabetes takes another person’s life.
Camilo Espinosa's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“These experiments would be a direct downstream application of our A4 immune tolerance system and would also serve as more evidence for using this A4-mediated immune tolerance as a standard part of treatment for similar diseases.”
Ever wondered how hackers hack? Find out in this class project video, “Hacking Explained”.
Frankie Schembri's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“I felt a bit of disgust at my friend who had thought to take our Q&A session with [Siri] in such a sexual, gendered direction, and second, that the developers anticipated these questions enough to include responses to them in her code.”
Theresa Machemer's Karmel Prize-winning piece
Theresa Machemer’s DeWitt Wallace Prize-winning piece for science writing for the public.
Yasuko Mano's Karmel Prize-winning piece
A review of the role that autophagy plays in PDAC development, the essential genes that control autophagy, and targeting autophagy as a means of PDAC therapy. Third prize winner for the 2017 S. Klein Prizes for technical writing.