From the Blog

(Summer 2014) Chelsea Barabas, G
Chelsea Barabas (G, Comparative Media Studies) Chelsea spent her summer in San Francisco, where she worked with an organization called CODE2040 to design and study interventions that support pathways into the…
(Summer 2014) Claudia Bode, G
Claudia Bode (G, Architecture) Claudia traveled to the region of Mbeya, in Western Tanzania, in order to kick off the construction of a permanent home for 40 vulnerable children (the…
(Summer 2014) Malte Ahrens, ’17
Malte Ahrens (’17, Undeclared) Malte will be working with the World Bank over the summer. There he will be collaborating with start-ups, businesses, NGOs and governments to support transparency and open…
(Summer 2014) Tunde Alawode, G
Tunde (Babatunde) Alawode (G, Mechanical Engineering)   Tunde spent his summer in Lagos, Nigeria working to improve the learning experiences of students at his alma mater university. He established a D-lab…
(Summer 2014) Open Style Lab
Grace Teo,  (G, HST)  Grace spent the summer working with Open Style Lab, an MIT-based summer education program dedicated to creating innovative clothing solutions for people with disabilities who often…
(Summer 2014) Tamanna Urmi, ’16
Tamanna Urmi (’16, Environmental Science & Mechanical Engineering)    This summer, Tamanna piloted Ways2Clean, a mechanism to clean-up and create a waste stream in Dinajpur, Bangladesh.  Without Ways2Clean, uncollected and untreated waste accumulates…
(Summer 2014) Brad Goldsberry,15
Brad Goldsberry (‘15, Computer Science and Engineering) Brad spent the summer in Dorchester, MA, working with a Non-Profit Organization named InnerCity Weightlifting. He increased their technical reach in the community…
(Summer 2014) Anita Liu, ’17
Anita Liu (’17, Computer Science and Molecular Biology) Anita spent the summer in Boston interning for Vecna Cares Charitable Trust, a non-profit organization partnered with Vecna Technologies. She improved Vecna Cares’…
Summer ’13 Jason Knutson, G
THE MICROBIAL FUEL CELL LATRINE AND A WEEK IN TAMALE Posted on January 28, 2014 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL LATRINE Well, it has been two weeks since my last post, for which…
(IAP- ’14) Caroline Bates, G
Caroline Bates (G, Civil and Environmental Engineering) Caroline evaluated the feasibility of establishing a fire-brick plant in the Northern Region of Ghana.  She worked with Pure Home Water, a non-profit water and…