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MIT for a Better World / Spring 2022

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Q&A: A Campus as Energized as the Community

Julie A. Lucas, Vice President for Resource Development, discusses how generosity is fueling a physical transformation of MIT

From the President

Thank You from President L. Rafael Reif

Watch President Reif’s thank you to the MIT community

Teaching, Learning, and Living

Wildly Popular UROP Is About “Learning How You Want to Learn”

Research program supports nearly 6,000 projects yearly for undergraduates

In Support of MIT’s Campus

MIT donors contribute to creation of new Welcome Center and Earth and Environment Building plus renovation of beloved Kresge Auditorium

In Support of Human Health

MIT donors set their sights on Lyme disease research, student mental health, and data-driven postdocs

Foundations Provide Crucial Support for Novel Ideas

Funding helps researchers follow a hunch or a passion

MIT’s Leventhal Center Explores How Communities Can Weather Relocation

Researchers address issues of the 150 million people worldwide who will be forced to uproot due to climate change in the next 30 years

In Support of Discovery Science

MIT donors help advance organic chemistry, brain injury research, and physics graduate students

At MIT, Lessons from Space for Handling Waste

With support from J-WAFS, AeroAstro team applies systems thinking and analysis to vital recycling issue

Tata Center: 10 Years of Sustained Impact

MIT faculty and students target innovations for the developing world

We’re Big Fans of the Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

Eight things to know about the newly upgraded facility

In Support of Innovation at MIT

MIT donors help accelerate design entrepreneurship and advance innovation in Hong Kong

Dina Katabi Works to Bring Personalized Medicine Home

The inaugural Thuan and Nicole Pham Professor develops touchless sensors for remote health monitoring

Passport for MIT Makerspaces Helps Community Put Creativity into Practice

Mobius web app adds “credentialing” capability

In Support of Teaching, Learning, and Living

MIT donors help advance pK–12 learning, student wellness, and the Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center

MIT Integrated Learning Initiative Project Focuses on Focus

AttentivU smart glasses designed to help wearers tune into a task and tune out the world

In Support of the Health of the Planet

MIT donors bolster Climate Grand Challenges, MITEI, and the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

MIT Athletics Programs Promote Teamwork, Leadership, Resilience

DAPER has expanded its footprint over the last decade to enhance the student-athlete experience