What has MIT taught you about leadership? This is not an idle question for the Institute—or for you, I hope—and it’s one that has been much on my mind this January. I have two strong beliefs about helping MIT students develop confidence and skills as leaders. First, I am willing to bet that after you leave this place you will find that colleagues, co-workers, and even strangers expect you to be a leader simply because you studied here.
More and more the solutions to the world’s most intractable problems, from energy and climate change to poverty and health, require the knowledge and skills that are at the core of your MIT education: a broad understanding of science and technology, a mastery of interdisciplinary problem solving, a deep capacity for innovative thinking...
Q: Are there ways to provide incentives for professors to be better lecturers?
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Q: There are fewer manufacturing resources for the growing number of students here. Is MIT planning to improve the facilities to insure a true “mens et manus” research experience for students?
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