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By: Steve Nelson
MITili’s Associate Director, Jeff Dieffenbach, joins Wharton’s Business Radio to discuss changes to education and how science and information are impacting learning.
By: Office of Open Learning
General Electric has committed to interviewing any Massachusetts resident who completes the MITx MicroMasters program in supply chain management. 
By: Steve Nelson
Mitch Resnick of MIT’s Lifelong Kindergarten participated in a TEDx talk where he spoke about the most important invention of the past thousand years.
By: BloombergBusinessweek
David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics, was named to Bloomberg's 50 Influential People of 2017. Autor's work helps learners prepare for a vastly different future workplace. 
By: Fatima Husain
MIT student, Drew Bent, hopes to create equity through education. 
By: Boston Globe Editorial
Governor Baker will soon appoint a commission to explore ways to expand online learning opportunities in areas critical to the state's economy. 
By: Anne Trafton
Study shows babies have intuition on the value of a goal. 
By: Jeff Dieffenbach
With the help of 150 Masie Learning 2017 conference participants, an MIT research team set out to address the hot topic of micro-learning. The participants interacted with one of three variations of an elearning video on one of the conference themes, cybersecurity.
By: L. Rafael Reif
"We must proactively and thoughtfully reinvent the future of work," says MIT President Reif. 
By: Steve Nelson
Joshua Angrist is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and a Research Associate in the NBER's programs on Children, Education, and Labor Studies, and founder of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII). A dual U.S. and Israeli citizen, he taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before coming to MIT. Angrist received his B.A.