From the Blog

Sharon Jiang, ’22 (Summer ’19)
“We are not limited by the science; we are limited by our ability to make good use of the information and treatments we already have.” From The Death of Cancer…
Lake Okeechobee News: PKG Fellow Cristian Rios
Cristian Rios is a PKG regular. They have held leadership positions over PKG Spring Break. They have been involved with ACE (Active Community Engagement). They have held PKG employment as…
MIT News: IDEAS Grantee Surge Employment Solutions
Check out this IDEAS team in the MIT News! Surge Employment Solutions aims to place people in well-paid, high-skilled jobs after they have served time in prison.  “[Discrimination against the…
Natalia Coachman, DUSP-PKG (Summer ’19)
Part 1: An Introduction Hello! My name is Natalia Coachman, I am a Brazilian architect currently a Master’s student in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. I…
Zoë McAlear (G)(Summer ’19)
Part 4: Final Reflections This summer was a great opportunity to spend a few months somewhere very different from Boston, gain exposure to the world of collaborative natural resource management…
Meet PKG: Alison Hynd, Assistant Dean
Coming from Devon in the southwest countryside of England, Alison Hynd took a long and winding road to join the MIT community. Now Assistant Dean at the PKG Center, Hynd…
PKG Award Winner 2019: Sarah Tress (’19)
Know a public service rockstar? Nominations for the 2020 PKG Award are due by Friday, April 24th!  — Sarah Tress is known for many different things at MIT. She is…
PKG Award Winner 2019: Lisa Volpatti (G)
Know a public service rockstar? Nominations for the 2020 PKG Award are due by Friday, April 24th!  — “I’m a fifth-year graduate student in the Chemical Engineering Department,” Lisa Volpatti…
Spring’19, Melody Wu’22, BIDMC
My first year at MIT has been a whirlwind of ups and downs, highs and lows, and everything in between. In the fall, being far from my home in California…
Congratulations 2019 IDEAS Winners!
Meet the 2019 IDEAS Winners! After nearly a year-long competition, ten social innovation teams have been chosen to receive over $100,000 in grant money to keep their projects running. Meet…