MIT Faculty Newsletter

May/June 2022Vol. XXXIV No. 5

From The Faculty Chair
Faculty-Corporation Engagement in the Triangle of MIT’s System of Shared Governance

Engineers know about the strength of a triangle. It is a shape that is not easily distorted under pressure. Structures that use them last for centuries.

Editorial
No New Cold – or Hot – War!

The world is awash in nuclear weapons on hair-trigger alert. This stark statement includes Russian missiles, British missiles, French missiles, Pakistani missiles, Indian missiles, Israeli missiles, and U.S. missiles and bombers.

MIT and a Green New Deal for Cambridge

MIT was founded in 1861, at the start of the war over slavery, to catalyze the Industrial Revolution in America. In that regard it has been spectacularly successful.