News – 2019

Senior Nikayah Etienne is majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in education. Her aim is to identify ways to merge the two.  Image: Jake Belcher

Merging engineering and education

Senior and first-generation student Nikayah Etienne aims to incorporate hands-on science in under-resourced classrooms.

Marion Boulicault

Science as a social practice

PhD student Marion Boulicault believes in an interdisciplinary path forward for science, feminism, and philosophy.

MIT senior Sefa Yakpo

Hair and identity

MIT senior Sefa Yakpo explores the politics of beauty among Francophone African women.

ACCESS aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in graduate programs at MIT and other research institutions.  Image courtesy of the Department of Chemical Engineering

ACCESS shows grad school's rigors and rewards

Undergraduates from across the country learn the benefits of continuing their education in chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science.