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Harvard in the City

HUBweek Events Highlight Boston-Area Innovation

Sponsored in part by Harvard, HUBweek is a week-long festival that aims to educate Boston residents about new ideas that companies and individuals in the city are developing

Harvard in the City

Virtual Reality Event Highlights New Platforms, Applications

A public event sponsored by the Harvard Innovation Lab for the second annual HUBweek allowed participants to try out new virtual reality technology and hear from industry representatives.

City Politics

City Approves MIT-Proposed Kendall Square Renovation

Following six years of negotiations and public meetings, the Cambridge City Planning Board approved MIT’s plans for a massive renovation of Kendall Square that aims to revitalize the area and attract more research companies.

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Divest Harvard Members Support Fossil Free MIT Sit-In

Members of Divest Harvard have shown support and offered protest models for Fossil Free MIT, a student activist group that recently completed a 116-day sit-in to urge the MIT administration to end its investment in the fossil fuel industry.

Junot Diaz Kirkland
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Junot Diaz Kirkland

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and MIT professor Junot Diaz speaks at Kirkland House on Saturday, March 7.

Battlecode MIT Event
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Battlecode MIT Event

Bulletin Board at MIT
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Bulletin Board at MIT

The Alchemist
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The Alchemist

Outside the Student Center at MIT stands the Alchemist, a sculpture commissioned by an anonymous alumnus for the school’s 150th anniversary.

Battlecode
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Battlecode

At MIT’s Battlecode competition, founded in 2001, teams create computer programs which control every decision made during a round, with the goal of defeating the other team’s “archons”.

MIT Construction
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MIT Construction

A crane stands in a construction site by MIT’s “Great Dome” of its McLaurin Building. A new research building is being added to MIT’s campus, set to open in 2018.

Digi Comp II
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Digi Comp II

The Digi Comp II in MIT’s Stata Center, which houses the Computer Science Department, is a toy computer which performs basic calculations using balls rolling down an inclined plane.

Hacking Supplies
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Hacking Supplies

Parts for machines lie on a table at the MakeMIT hackathon, where over 250 hackers spent over 15 hours designing and building machines.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.