Event Archive

MacVicar Day 2014

Creating a Network of Mentors: A Roundtable

Friday, March 14, 2014

Introduction and celebration of the 2014 MacVicar Fellows followed by a symposium moderated by Dennis Freeman, Dean for Undergraduate Education, focused on the education of advisees and other undergraduates beyond the MIT classroom.


David Darmofal, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Nergis Mavalvala, Curtis (1963) and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics
Leslie Norford, Professor of Architecture
Justin Bullock '14, Chemical Engineering

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium - March 14, 2014 - TechTV
MacVicar Day 2014 - Mentoring: It's the network” - MIT News Office


MacVicar Day 2013

Reimagining the MIT Classroom: Experiments with Digital Learning

Friday, March 15, 2013

Introduction and Celebration of the 2013 MacVicar Fellows followed by a Symposium moderated by Daniel Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education with MIT Faculty Members:
Jesús A. del Alamo, Donner Professor of Electrical Engineering
Anette (Peko) Hosoi, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Anne E. C. McCants, Professor of History and Director of Concourse
Emma J. Teng, Associate Professor of Chinese Studies and the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professorship in Asian Civilizations
Troy Van Voorhis, Professor of Chemistry

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium - March 15, 2013 - TechTV
Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day” - MIT News Office


MacVicar Day 2012

Innovations in Undergraduate Education at MIT: Past, Present, and Future
In the Tradition of Margaret MacVicar and Robert Silbey

Friday, March 16, 2012

Presentations on Innovations in Undergraduate Education
Linda G. Griffith, School of Engineering Teaching Innovation Professor of Biological and
Mechanical Engineering
Moungi G. Bawendi, Lester Wolfe Professor of Chemistry
John M. Essigmann, William and Betsy Leitch Professor of Toxicology and
Chemistry and Housemaster, Simmons Hall
William Broadhead, Class of '54 Career Development Associate Professor of History
Arthur W. Bahr, Associate Professor of Literature
Joel Yuen '07, Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Physics at Harvard University
Robert P. Redwine, Professor of Physics and Director of the Bates Linear Accelerator

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium - March 16, 2012 - TechTV
MacVicar Day celebrates the chemistry of collaboration” - MIT News Office


MacVicar Faculty Fellows Lecture Series

Thoughts on the Future of Engineering Education at MIT
Professor Ian Waitz, MacVicar Faculty Fellow and Dean of Engineering

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Video: Thoughts on the Future of Engineering Education at MIT
What’s next for engineering education?" - MIT News Office


MacVicar Day 2011

Energy Education Showcase: Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders
March 9, 2011

Faculty Panel on Teaching in The Energy Minor
Professor Robert Jaffe (8.21)
Professor Donald Lessard (15.031J)
Professor Leon Glicksman (4.42J)
Moderated by Professor Vladimir Bulovic

Energy Education Showcase: How MIT is Preparing Students for New Challenges
Tackling Big Problems: Undergraduate Research at MIT


MacVicar Day 2010

Blended Learning Revisited
March 10, 2010

Blended Learning Revisited
John Seely Brown
Dava Newman SM '89, PhD '92
John Belcher


MacVicar Day 2009

New Directions in General Education at MIT
March 6, 2009

Panel Discussion on Innovations in Undergraduate Education
Professor Denny Freeman, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Professor Haynes Miller, Math
Profesor Alex Techet, Mechanical Engineering
Professor Janet Sonenberg, Music & Theatre Arts


MacVicar Day 2008

Why Not Try a Scientific Approach to Science Education?
March 7, 2009

Video: Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science
Dr. Carl Wieman '73