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The laws of physics and the physics of law

Obiageli Nwodoh ’21 repurposed her STEM skills to pave a pre-law path at MIT and pursue social justice.

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6 trends in data and artificial intelligence for 2021 and beyond

The gap is widening between data leaders and “data laggards.” These six trends in data, analytics, and artificial intelligence can help orient business leaders in a shifting landscape.

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MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team wins 2021 American Solar Challenge

By Elizabeth Durant | MIT Office of the Vice Chancellor

After three years of hard work, the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team took first place at the 2021 American Solar Challenge (ASC) on August 7 in the Single Occupancy Vehicle (SOV) …

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Maria Zuber on MIT’s Strategic Action Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Postdocs who feel safe taking risks benefit MIT’s research community, says MIT’s vice president for research.

Q: How do you think the plan will impact the lives of MIT community members, most especially postdocs?

A: Postdocs come to MIT from …

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Behind Covid-19 vaccine development

A machine learning model developed jointly by Janssen and MIT data scientists played a key role in the clinical trial process for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.

View the full article on MIT news at: https://news.mit.edu/2021/behind-covid-19-vaccine-development-0518

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3 Questions: Ian Waitz and Blanche Staton on MIT’s continuing commitment to graduate students

Despite the pandemic, the Office of the Vice Chancellor has continued to make progress on efforts to enhance the MIT graduate student experience.

Q: How …

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Seven from MIT win 2020 Hertz Fellowships

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Published by MIT News on June 11, 2020

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announced that it has awarded seven of its 16 graduate fellowships to MIT students this year — six recent graduates and one …

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