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IAP:Health PKG Scholars Program Through Catalyst Featured in The Tech!

For MIT undergraduates, the Independent Activities Period (IAP) might involve a restful month at home, a research internship, or an ice skating class for physical education requirements. This year, a…

IAP Health: Zuri Vallery (’27)

What does it mean to make a hospital more autism friendly? These were my first thoughts when I was assigned to the Autism Friendly Initiative with Alex Friedman, my supervisor.…

IAP Health: Michelle Peng (’27)

My name is Michelle Peng, and I am a first-year student at MIT planning on majoring in materials science and engineering with a focus on bioengineering. For the month of…

IDEAS 2023 Finalist, Sunona (formerly PocketChart), Receives an Inaugural MIT Ingnite Flagship Prize!

Read more about Sunona (formerly PocketChart) here! This semester, students and postdocs across MIT were invited to submit ideas for the first-ever MIT Ignite: Generative AI Entrepreneurship Competition. Over 100 teams…

Social Impact Internships: Kamau Njendu (’26)

Hi there, I’m Kamau, a rising sophomore in course 6-14 (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Economics). This summer, I have been a Social Impact Intern with MassHealth as a Clinical…

MIT PKG IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge Grants More Than $60,000 to Student-led Teams to Address Pressing Societal Issues

Written by Helen Wajda This article was featured on MIT News! Click here to see the article on their website. Now in its 22nd year, the MIT Priscilla King Gray (PKG)…

New Cross-Institute Fellowship Initiative with PKG Center featured in MIT News!

New MIT fellowship supports student research on governance innovation with Global South governments A new cross-institute initiative between MIT Governance Lab, MISTI, and the Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center…

PKG Student, Anushree Chaudhuri named 2023 Udall Scholar!

Anushree was a summer 2021 Social Impact Intern and participated in the DUSP-PKG Fellowship program. Read more about their Intern experience here! MIT junior Anushree Chaudhuri has been selected as…

Three PKG Students awarded 2023 Fulbright Fellowships!

Thirteen MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships and will embark on projects overseas in the 2023-24 grant year. Four other MIT affiliates were offered awards…

Social Impact Internships: Amina Abdalla (’25)

Hello! My name is Amina. I’m a sophomore in Course 20 (Biological Engineering), and I had the privilege of interning a second time with MassHealth as a Healthcare Reform/ACO Intern…