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Carina Letong Hong named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar for China

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 17, 2021

Carina Letong Hong from Guangzhou, China, is a winner of the Rhodes Scholarship (China Constituency). As a Rhodes Scholar, she will pursue graduate studies in mathematics at …

By Julia Mongo
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Around the World with MISTI

Learn more about MISTI student experiences by watching this YouTube playlist. MISTI provides MIT students with the chance to gain hands-on, real-life work experience in leading companies and labs around the world. At no cost.

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor Ariel Ackermann
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Exploring the human stories behind the data

Senior Brian Williams has used bioengineering as a launchpad to combat racism in public health — and he doesn’t want to stop there.

Read the full article on MIT News.

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Student Story: Valeria Robayo, 2023

Background

Valeria is a current junior at MIT majoring in course 15-1 (Management) and double minoring in German and Biology. She was born in Bogotá, Columbia and grew up in Houston, Texas.

When asked why she chose MIT, she stated …

By Ashley Ann Thomas
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November Pre-Law Events & Resources

The 17th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2021

THE MISSION of The National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair is to provide a high-quality, comprehensive national event designed specifically for aspiring Black lawyers. Its purpose is to …

By Tianna Ransom
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