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11th Annual Youth Summit on Climate Change and Sustainability

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

Global threat, local communities of faith

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Churches would be the first in line to aid the victims of a nuclear blast, but they are less skilled at responding to systemic issues and potential threats.

Reducing the Risk of a Nuclear Catastrophe

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, May 1, 2017

This Saturday, Radius will be co-hosting an all-day conference focusing on reducing the risks of a nuclear event. Did you know that....

Follow-Through

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A week ago, MIT hosted a Day of Action when the MIT community and our neighbors came together to learn, collaborate, and explore avenues of action.

MIT Day of Action

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

There are strong stirrings on campus; people leaving their labs and engaging in the wider world and taking a stance--students, faculty and staff. Spurred by concerns about the environment, the attack on science, the number of hate crimes rising, racism, homophobia, and a host of other issues, Read more...

Taking Stock

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

At this point in the semester, our ethics seminar steps back and takes stock of the richness of information and discussion that has taken place over the semester. This spring, we’ve covered topics that include the role of the media in how politics play out, how to become responsible information Read more...

Priorities

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, March 27, 2017

Last week, the Trump administration released its budget blueprint: "American First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again". Among the prosposals is a $54 billion increase to the Read more...

What is an "Unacceptable Level"?

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, March 20, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to South Korea, China and Japan has been accompanied by heightened language regarding Read more...

MIT Takes a Stand--Again

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This morning the Boston Globe reported that MIT's Department of Earth, Read more...

Truth Be Told

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Recently, I had the great fortune of spending a week is Lisbon. During my visit, I had fascinating conversations about history and politics. From 1932 to 1968, the country was ruled by Antonio de Oliveira Salazar—to some a great leader, to others a despotic ruler. Indeed, Salazar achieved Read more...