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MIT Museum director promotes collaboration

By Alissa Haddaji
(The Brown Daily Herald, April 13, 2012)
John Durant, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum, spoke Thursday evening about the challenges that science museums face in reaching out to scientists, collecting artefacts and making science accessible to all. He advocated the creation of a collaborative effort to find solutions to those difficulties.

Conference fosters innovation of materials
By Alissa Haddaji
(The Brown Daily Herald, April 11, 2012)
The School of Engineering hosted a conference over spring break that brought together academics, professionals and representatives from the federal government to discuss the future of new materials technologies and the Materials Genome Initiative. The MGI, announced by President Obama last June, aims to assist American institutions and companies in the development of cheaper and more effective new materials.

Tufts professor weighs in on DNA vs. free will debate  
By Alissa Haddaji
(The Brown Daily Herald, March 16, 2012) 
Sheldon Krimsky, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, discussed the different ways natural scientists and social scientists think about genetic causation during a lecture yesterday in Hunter Auditorium. 

Lecture tackles global uranium trade
By Alissa Haddaji 
(The Brown Daily Herald, February 17, 2012) 
To understand the consequences of global uranium trade in Africa, the intricate interaction between political lobbying, government and human interests must be explored, said Gabrielle Hecht, professor of history at the University of Michigan, in a lecture hosted by the science and technology studies program Thursday. 


Recalling FDR, polio and the March of Dimes 
By Alissa Haddaji
(MSNBC.com, January 25, 2012)
In the 1930s, thousands of Americans contracted polio and were often paralyzed or killed by this incurable disease. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was had a personal investment in combating the disease. Borrowing from the president’s real-life quotes, Alissa Haddaji created questions to ask about his involvement in the “March of combating.” 

M.I.T. MUSEUM DIRECTOR PROMOTES
                 COLLABORATION

         TUFTS PROF WEIGHS IN ON
         DNA vs. FREE WILL DEBATE

     RECALLING FDR, POLIO AND THE
                   MARCH OF DIMES 

  CONFERENCE FOSTERS INNOVATION
                   OF MATERIALS 

      VISITORS FROM ALL AROUND
                       THE WORLD 

         LECTURE TACKLES GLOBAL
                  URANIUM TRADE