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Congratulations to Shea Lombardo, 2020 Graduate Recipient of the PKG Award
by Devon Capizzi Seamus “Shea” Lombardo has made civic engagement a central tenet of his work at MIT. He is a graduate co-chair for MITvote–a non-partisan student group that focuses…
MITvote Guest Blog: The Importance of State Elections
While the upcoming Presidential election is rightfully on the mind of many Americans, far fewer Americans are paying attention to equally important state-level elections coming up in 2020. On Election…
Congratulations to Kiara Wahnschafft, 2020 Undergraduate PKG Award Recipient
Kiara Wahnschafft is a rising senior (class of 2021) studying both Economics and Mechanical Engineering (with a concentration in Computer Science) at MIT. If that sounds like a full enough…
IDEAS 2020 Grantee: MyPath Global
MyPath Global works to engage young girls in entrepreneurship and innovation in Kenya and in communities around the world. Below is a Q&A with one of the 2020 IDEAS Grantees,…
PKG Summer Fellows 2020
We are pleased to announce and congratulate our 2020 PKG Fellows! For many of us, this summer will look drastically different from the last. But we are still committed–at times,…
Learning Outside of the Classroom
Ruth Gourevitch with the Cambridge Housing Authority IAP is a month-long intersession to pursue projects the standard academic semester may not account for. Often, this is a time for students…
IDEAS 2020 Grantees Selected
The 2020 IDEAS Awards took place virtually on Sunday, April 26.
Guest Blog from MITvote: A Reflection on Absentee Voting
by Eva Anderson MITvote is a nonpartisan student group on campus that works to make voting more accessible and to encourage civic engagement on our STEM-oriented campus. Founded on the…
Guest Blog from MITvote: Why I Vote
Guest blog from MITvote, Seamus Lombardo