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Looking Ahead

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Much planning and programming is underway with an eye to spring semester 2017. 

A Cold Saturday Morning Crowd

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, December 12, 2016

This past Saturday, we co-hosted a half-day conference on federal investment in public transportation for the state of Massachusetts. Led by MIT Professor and Radius Steering Committee member, Jonathan King, the conference drew 140+ people on a very cold weekend morning. The number of Read more...

Subways, Not Submarines

Posted by: Professor Jonathan King
Monday, December 5, 2016

In many urban areas, a thriving economic and social life depends on reliable, accessible, and affordable public transportation. Boston’s Red Line, Green Line and Orange line are historic examples of public investment in public transit. In fact the scarcity of public transit in other parts of the Read more...

Collective Action

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, November 28, 2016

Climate Change: Ethics in Action, the large forum that Radius co-hosted on November 17th, has provided a robust launch for further action at MIT. We've received many emails following the program and the subsequent  Read more...

Put It Into Practice

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, November 21, 2016

Last week, the Center for International Studies hosted a substantive program, Trump’s Victory: What Does It Mean for You?. Among the excellent speakers was Read more...

Ethics in Action

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, November 14, 2016

This Thursday at 5:15, we have a great opportunity to show that the MIT community cares deeply about the ethics of climate change. This is a chance to dive deeply into these issues with other members of the MIT community Read more...

Social Innovation and Ethical Reflection

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, October 31, 2016

Radius (and the Technology and Culture Forum) has a long tradition of partnering with a wide array of departments and programs here at MIT.  These partnerships have enriched our programming and widen our reach to members of the MIT community and beyond.

One of our most robust partnerships Read more...

Cut Through the Noise

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, October 17, 2016

Scandals, large and small, and devisive rhetoric have dominated the presidential election. Cogent and thoughtful discussion on critical issues has been swept to the side. To get beyond the noise of Twitter and “fast food” media, we invite you to attend a number of events on campus focusing on Read more...

Finding Your Way

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Thursday, October 13, 2016

When I look back on college and my twenties, I remember feeling sometimes like I was stuck in the transit system of a strange city and I couldn’t find the map. I made my way because I had good people in my life, people who were willing to go out of their own way to help me find my path.

Hack Your Mind is Back!

Posted by: Paul McAllister
Monday, October 3, 2016

Greetings! My name is Paul McAlister and I am a 3rd year divinity student at the Episcopal Divinity School in Harvard Square.  As an intern for Radius and the Episcopal Ministry at MIT, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many MIT community members, particularly Read more...