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By: MITili Staff
MIT's commitment to supporting students is led by David Randall, Senior Associate Dean for Student Support and Wellbeing. David has been at MIT since 2005 and was a dean in Student Support Services for many years.
By: MITili Staff
Rita Sahu is the Acting Program Director for the Mental Wellness Initiative (an Initiative within MITili). The Initiative’s goal is to collaborate across research projects that impact or are impacted by learning.
By: Duyen Nyugen | MIT Open Learning
“I firmly believe that every student needs strong STEM foundations regardless of their passion or future career goals because this world will only become [more] dependent on advances in STEM fields.” - MIT's Inge Gedo
By: MIT OpenCourseWare
A recent episode of the Chalk Radio podcast from MIT OpenCourseWare features Ceasar McDowell, professor of the practice of community development and associate director of MIT’s Center for Constructive Communication. In his discussion with host Sarah Hansen, McDowell shares how he’s helping students design better, more equitable public conversations.
By: MITili Staff
George Westerman works at the intersection of executive leadership and technology strategy.  During more than 18 years with MIT Sloan School of Management, he has written three award-winning books, including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation.  
By: MITili Staff
Advanced manufacturing can be one source for well-paying, highly skilled jobs, but our discussions will extend to other sectors, as well – health, financial, information technology. Please join us and help to set a new agenda for bridging the education / workforce gap. When: July 27, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and July 28, 1 - 4:30 PM ET
By: MITili Staff
Dr. Bauer is currently a research affiliate at the MIT GabLab. He has had a longtime interest in understanding the neural correlates of subjective first-person experiences, in particular, the mechanisms underlying the interactions between mind/brain and body.
By: Rita Sahu | Open Learning
In the US, approximately 1 in 5 adolescents aged 13–18 (~20%) experience a severe mental disorder at some point during their lifetime. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13% (NIH 2015). Half of chronic mental illness begins by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24 (Kessler, R.C., et al. 2005).
By: MITili Staff
“As many of you already know, we struggle with literacy in this country, with half of our fourth graders, even pre-COVID, unable to read at grade level.” - Reach Every Reader Executive Director Liz City
By: Jeff Dieffenbach
In a February 2021 Forbes article, edX CEO and MIT professor Anant Agarwal shares "5 hacks for online learning success in the workplace." With MIT Vice President for Open Learning and professor of Mechanical Engineering Sanjay Sarma's new book, "Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn," hot off the press, MITili thought that it would mine Grasp, co-written with science writer Luke Yoquinto, as well as other sources, to shed light on why Agarwal's "hacks" work as well as they do.