DUSP Alum Named to NextCity's 2013 Vanguard Class

Stephen Crim (MCP 2008) has been named to NextCity's "2013 Vanguard Class" and will attend the upcoming "Vanguard Conference," an annual event gathering the country’s best and brightest urban advocates. Stephen is a Research Manager at the Mobility Lab in Arlington, VA.

Funding clean-energy solutions

The sixth annual MIT Clean Energy Prize (CEP) competition, held Monday night, awarded a total of $320,000 to five teams that have developed clean-energy startups and innovations.

The contest, co-sponsored by Massachusetts utility NSTAR and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and open to teams from any American university, is the nation’s leading student-run energy business-plan competition. Past participants have gone on to raise a total of $130 million in funding.

MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard

In what is considered to be the first agreement of its kind, MIT, Harvard University and the City of Cambridge have entered into a compact to work collaboratively to address issues related to climate change on a local basis.

DUSP Alum Wins Fulbright Award

Marisa Lau (MCP 2012), was one of six MIT students/alums to be awarded a Fulbright Grant in 2013. 

DUSP Students Win Affordable Housing Competition

Students from DUSP -- including team co-leader Annemarie Gray, Dara Yaskil, and Maggie Tishman -- were on the winning team of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston's 2013 Affordable Housing Design Competition.  The competition pairs teams of talented graduate students with affordable housing organizations to develop innovative and comprehensive development proposals addressing the needs of these organizations.

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