Study finds the bulk of shoes’ carbon footprint comes from manufacturing processes.
The Alex and Brit d’Arbeloff Fund for Excellence in Education is soliciting preliminary proposals for faculty-led projects to enhance the educational experience of MIT undergraduates, preferably in the General Institute Requirements (GIRs) or during their first year.
In the past two years, grants have ranged from $35,000 to $100,000, with the majority being $50,000 or less. Preliminary proposals (of 2-3 pages) are due by Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009. Those invited to submit a final proposal will be notified in early November; final proposals are due by Dec. 1.