Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Literature, languages and writing, Music, Philosophy, Politics, Social sciences, Students, Technology and society
Three awards for MIT research in anthropology, economics and political science
November 9, 2012Mikusheva receives Elaine Bennett Research Prize; Petersen wins Distinguished Book Award; Helmreich wins Rachel Carson Prize.
The state of the U.S. election system
October 18, 2012New report from MIT and Caltech notes gains in voting-machine technologies, but warns they could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting.
3 Questions: Charles Stewart sizes up the 2012 election
October 12, 2012MIT political scientist and voting expert weighs in on the state of the presidential campaign, the shifting demographics of America, and the tossup U.S. Senate races.
Said and Done for September 2012
September 17, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts, and social sciences.
Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies established in Department of Political Science
May 29, 2012Endowed chair established with a gift of $5 million from the Stanton Foundation
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
DARPA administrators: Just make it
December 14, 2011Agency Director Regina Dugan and Deputy Director Ken Gabriel speak about revitalizing U.S. manufacturing.
The new NSE strategy
November 29, 2011Strengthens core, opens boundaries; seeks better integration of technical and societal issues.
Allen Lin ’11, MEng ’11 named Marshall Scholar
November 23, 2011Recent alum will hone interests in policy, synthetic biology through study in the United Kingdom.
MIT delegation attends Singaporean university’s groundbreaking
November 18, 2011Five-day, three-nation Asian trip includes meetings with Institute friends and collaborators.
3 Questions: Michael Piore on labor disputes at the ballot box
November 10, 2011Labor economist sizes up the impact and meaning of this week’s high-profile Ohio referendum to restore collective bargaining rights for public employees.