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By: MIT Integrated Learning Initiative
Jeffrey Grossman, the Morton and Claire Goulder and Family Professor in Environmental Systems and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow, was recently appointed the new head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
By: Duyen Nguyen
Now a PhD student in physics at SUNY Stony Brook, Kyle Lee's journey began online with MIT OpenCourseWare Within two weeks of taking his first college-level physics course, Kyle Lee knew that he wanted to be a physicist. 
By: CNN
Check out this video of MIT's Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee talking about their research in poverty and education. They are this year's co-winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics.
By: Steve Nelson
Led by Vice President for Open Learning Sanjay Sarma, the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) draws together faculty from across the Institute to look at learning at different stages and scales, from neurons and brains, to physical classrooms and learning spaces, to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and global education.<
By: Steve Nelson
Anindya uses data-science tools (including machine learning algorithms) and learning sciences to improve teaching, learning, and course design.
By: MIT J-WEL
Education researchers and leaders hack transformative ideas at J-WEL Week     In a small conference room, three women sit down to tackle a global problem: the growing gap between the skills that employers say they need and the skills that job candidates actually possess. 
By: MIT Integrated Learning Initiative
Each year hundreds of local junior high and high school students visit the campus in Cambridge to take part in MIT’s Spark and Splash programs.
By: Yiwei Zhu
Nowadays, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) are more popular, affordable, and accessible.
By: Kevin Shao, MIT '23
While it seems one never forgets how to ride a bike, the learning process can be long and frustrating: training wheels, wobbly handlebars, and skinned knees. For many, making the transition from walking on solid ground to cruising on two wheels can be quite daunting.
By: Melissa Cao, MIT '20
In the classroom, feedback is a vital part of learning.