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About the Summit
The Annual Youth Summit on Climate and Sustainability at MIT is in its 11th year. The day includes a keynote speaker, free breakfast, free lunch, workshops, as well as 30 plus exhibitors, including Greenovate Boston, Boston... Read more

Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am

Join us on Saturday, May 6 for a full day of information and inspiration. The US federal discretionary budget is $1.1 trillion. Of that budget, 54% is military spending (education: 6%; transportation: 2%; energy and the environment: 3%; housing and community: 6%). In addition, the Obama... Read more


Ehsan Zaffar

Faculty, American University, Washington College of Law

Join us in a discussion on privacy vs. security with civil rights advocate Ehsan Zaffar (Washington College of Law at American University). Zaffar is the founder of ... Read more


Dr. Robert Bullard

Robert D. Bullard is Dean of the School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas

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Keynote Lecture Abstract

For more than three and half decades Robert D. Bullard has been at the forefront of the  environmental justice movement through his teaching, lectures,... Read more

Technology and the Assault on Solitude

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, and the founder (2001) and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self.

Join us for a discussion on technology and human connectedness with Professor Sherry Turkle, author of ... Read more