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Women’s Technology Program 2021: The sweet sound of success

Jane Halpern | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science| Publication Date: October 29, 2021

Now in its 19th year, the WTP brings high school students with little STEM experience to Cambridge for an immersive, four-week exploration of all things engineering. Read …

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TLL Fresh Perspectives – Insights from Faculty Panel

The Teaching and Learning Lab recently hosted 2 panel discussions with MIT educators covering their insights from teaching remotely through the pandemic, how it’s going now, and how they plan to apply these reflections moving forward. You can now read a recap of each event …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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How to navigate authorship of scientific manuscripts

BY ELISABETH PAIN

“There hasn’t been any point during my career when recognition through authorship has not been essential,” says Martin Rolfs, a professor in experimental psychology at the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany. As a Ph.D. student and …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Inclusive Teaching – Online Training Module

Who: Open to anyone at MIT and especially designed for those in teaching roles (faculty, teaching staff, TAs).

What: In this online module, you can explore why inclusive teaching is relevant and important by articulating the multiple intersecting identities you …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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Teach anything with Splash!

Teach anything! Any subject! STEM. Humanities. Arts and music. Sports. Games and puzzles. Hobbies and crafts. 

Splash 2021 will take place on November 20-21. For more information, please visit the program details page. Register to teach a class by October 8th

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development
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