Student Research: Upgrading from Below in the Federal District, Mexico

For her master's thesis, Claire Evans (MCP 2015) researched the "Right to the City" in Mexico's Federal District,   In 2010, then-Mayor Marcelo Ebrard of Mexico’s Distrito Federal (DF) signed the Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City. Echoing a global movement by activists, academics, citizens, and government officials, a consortium of municipal activist organizations had written the charter over a three-year participatory process.

$10M to transform teaching in the digital age

DUSP professor Eric Klopfer the director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program, MIT Office of Digital Learning (ODL) and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, announced a new collaboration aimed at supporting teachers in their efforts to use emerging digital learning tools and environments, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

3 Questions: Amy Glasmeier on the living wage

A new "3 Questions" article on the MIT News asks DUSP Professor Amy Glasmeier about her Living Wage Calculator:

Congratulations, DUSP 2015

Congratulations to the Class of 2015

At the Departmental Commencement Breakfast at the MIT Media Lab on June 4, 2015, DUSP was pleased to welcome back Chrystal Kornegay (MCP 1997) as our Commencement Speaker.  Chrystal is the Undersecretary of Housing & Community Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In addition to hearing from Chrystal, the following year-end awards were announced at the Breakfast.

Departmental Awards

Hugh Hampton Young Fellowship celebrates 50 years

The MIT News is celebrating 50 years of the Hugh Hampton Young Fellowship with profiles and stories of past and present fellows.

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