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Members of the MIT community are making groundbreaking discoveries on the frontiers of knowledge — wherever those frontiers might be.
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Associate Professor Noan Nathan talks about Ghana and urbanization in the global South.
Emmanuel Kasigazi from Uganda shares how freely available MIT courses online impacted his learning journey.
Undergraduate student Mohamed Magdi Taha, from California and Sudan, was passionate about social justice, and loved deeply his family and home country. Read his story.
Four students from the MIT club Engineers Without Borders spent part of their summer in Tanzania to work on health, sanitation, and irrigation projects.
Read about MIT graduate student Milain Fayulu.
Exhibit at MIT illuminates the longstanding, remarkably deep connections between South Asia and the Institute.
MIT mechanical engineering student Susan Su learns to appreciate art in Beijing. Read Susan’s story.
Richard Samuels, the director of the MIT Center for International Studies, offered the first broad assessment on Japan’s response to their March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.
MISTI works with hundreds of leading companies, research institutes, universities, and NGOs around the world, and the list keeps growing.
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The war remains destructive within Ukraine and perilous for the world, with few signs that a rapid end to the conflict is possible. Where does the Russian invasion stands?
Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, the president of Iceland, visited MIT on Friday, engaging in talks with several campus leaders and professors, and receiving a tour of the MIT Media Lab.
Read about his visit.
MIT-Denmark launches Green Campus Challenge to imagine a new, sustainable campus, with international collaboration at the center.
There are a total of 21 MIT-Affiliated Nobel Laureates from Europe, including alumni, long-term academic staff, and short-term academic staff.
MIT-Ayiti.net, a digital platform of Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti / MIT-Haiti Initiative developed by professors Michel DeGraff and Haynes Miller, with support from MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab and MIT Open Learning.
MIT students teach machine learning and entrepreneurship in Uruguay through MIT Global Startup Labs.
IDSS will provide support to learners who take the MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science.
An on-the-ground study suggests sectarian identity in the Middle East is tied to domestic matters, and is not part of a larger, transnational religious split. To conduct the study, the scholars designed a survey of Shi’a pilgrims walking to Karbala for the holy day of Arba’een.
On Aug. 4, the third-largest non-nuclear blast the world has ever seen shook the city of Beirut, Lebanon.
MISTI launches new seed fund in Jordan as part of MIT-Arab World program.
There were 165 international scholars from the Middle East during July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, out of a total of 2,237 international scholars from over 93 different countries.
The 15th MIT Energy Initiative’s Annual Research Conference took place in November 2022. Read about the symposium.
How can Native innovators in the US use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?
Good morning EAPS! My name is Astrid and I’m a fifth-year graduate student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in physical oceanography.
Incubator aims to identify the most effective strategies at reducing homelessness and promoting housing stability.
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