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Vol. XXXIV No. 4March/April 2022

On Closing the MIT Pharmacy

Nazli Choucri, Ruth Perry, Nasser Rabbat
The stark statement announcing the closing of the MIT Pharmacy was like pouring concrete over green grass. Stunned silence – powerful and persistent – has been followed by disbelief, disappointment,...

Vol. XXXIV No. 4March/April 2022

Graduate Students Vote to Unionize

Jonathan A. King, Robert P. Redwine
The vote of graduate students to unionize may represent a sea change in the relationships of graduate students to their peers, their faculty mentors, and to the MIT administration. We...

Vol. XXXIV No. 4March/April 2022

from the MIT 2021 Commuter Survey

Limited to respondents who answered mode of travel for all five days of the week. Data as of October 2021. Source: Office of the Provost/Institutional Research...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

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

Lily Tsai, Rick Danheiser, Robert Jaffe, Thomas Kochan
Why MIT’s system of shared governance works Engineers know about the strength of a triangle. It is a shape that is not easily distorted under pressure. Structures that use them...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

Leadership, Management, and Education at MIT (redux)

Thomas W. Eagar, Alex Slocum
This article is based on Professor Eagar’s original 2004 article (MIT Faculty Newsletter, Vol. XVI No. 5, April/May 2004) with new thoughts added by Professor Alex Slocum. Both are senior...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

Project Indigenous MIT

David Shane Lowry
In October 2021, a committee led by Professor Dan Hastings issued MIT’s “Values Statement.” Their committee, absent of Native/Indigenous participants, issued a statement that suggests that we at MIT will:...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

MIT and a Green New Deal for Cambridge

Quinton Zondervan
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. Industrialization itself...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

Congratulations to our Graduates of the Years of the Pandemic

The Editorial Board of the MIT Faculty Newsletter
MIT’s Faculty honors and takes particular pride in the accomplishments and resilience of the Class of 2022. You have had to navigate and overcome the unprecedented stresses of these recent...

Vol. XXXIV No. 5May/June 2022

No New Cold – or Hot – War!

Jonathan A. King, Robert P. Redwine, Nasser Rabbat, Nazli Choucri
The Increased Danger of Nuclear 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,...
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