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(IAP ’12) Akansh Murthy ’13
Introduction It all started during my first semester at MIT when I was in the midst of indulging in the sundry resources at the Institute. I heard about the MIT…
(IAP ’12) Erica Simmons G
Coda: Thinking Beyond Infrastructure Before I finish this project blog, I have to share one more thought: My project focused on the physical design of roadways and how to improve…
(Summer ’11) Farzana Serang G
Urban Studies and Planning graduate student Farzana Serang was awarded the first Commitee on Race and Diversity (CRD)-Public Service Center (PSC) grant to travel to Washington, D.C, as well as…
(Summer ’11) Cydnie Trice ’12
MIT undergrad and Public Service Intern Cydnie Trice is developing a marketing plan for the Hawai’i Alliance for a Local Economy this summer. July 28, 2011: What does ‘buy local’…
(Summer ’11) Thiago Vieira ’13
Thiago Vieira, part of The Indian Mobile Initiative team, traveled to India this summer to use mobile technology to encourage social enterprise in college students. Looking Back At a lot…
(Summer ’11) Paul Lazarescu ’13
Public Service Fellow Paul Lazarescu ’13 is working with Transitions Foundation in Antigua, Guatemala, helping to develop a hybrid wheelchair that can be used both for everyday and for active…
(Summer ’11) Benji Moncivaiz ’11
Public Service Fellow Benji Moncivaiz ’11 is working in Nairobi with the Sanergy team, contributing to redesigning the sanitation center and co-directing the Nairobi fabrication and construction teams. Learning: September…
(Summer ’11) Saba Mohsin ’11
Saba Mohsin ’11 along with Amrita Karambelkar is working with the Ministerio Ciencia y Tecnologia in Costa Rica to design and run a high school Young Talent Club. August 7nd,…
(Summer ’11) Stephen Kennedy G
Stephen Kennedy G and Alice will work with an urban development and design non-profit, Solo Kota Kita (Our City Solo). The internship will support the City Development Strategy project for…
(Summer ’11) Jaymes Dunsmore G
Jaymes Dunsmore will be working for the City of Los Angeles Urban Design Studio to improve access to public transportation, increase pedestrian and bicycle safety, and enhance the quality of…