By Lauren Landry of BostInno
By CoLab Radio editor, Alexa Mills. Planning and Technology Today.
Biodiesel@MIT and Maa-Bara, receive MIT Public Service Center’s Global Challenge awards.
CoLab Radio Editor, Alexa Mills, and student affiliate, Rob Goodspeed, named as two of the top 25 urban planning and technology thinkers.
MIT@Lawrence won the Community Partnership Award from Massachusetts Campus Compact, a coalition of 70 college and university presidents; the award recognizes sustained innovative partnerships between member campuses and a local organization.
The planning department as a whole was again ranked #1 among the nation’s schools for urban planners by Planetizen, a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design and development community; this is the third time that DUSP has been recognized in this way – every time the ranking has been done, since the first time in 2006.
CoLab Project Spotlight on the MIT Center for Civic Media blog site: Recycling Cooperatives in South and Central America.
Brazilian waste pickers gain an inexpensive way to fuel their vehicles using leftover cooking oil.
CoLab Visiting Scholar, Sebastiao Ferreira, cited on World Bank’s Blog.