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1:00pm: Key Features of the 2018 Federal Budget

            Congressional Discretionary Budget Priorities... Read more


Emile Bruneau

Research Associate, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania

Karen Ross

Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance at UMASS Boston

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On November 30, we are proud to be partnering with the MIT Museum as we host a provocative and fascinating evening of conversation. Join Dr. Emile Bruneau,... Read more

Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Humanity?

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:15pm

Noam Cohen

Former New York Times technology columnist and author of The Know-It-Alls

Jeffrey Howe

Northeastern University assistant professor of journalism and Wired Magazine contributing editor

Silicon Valley innovations have given rise to a class of tech titans wielding immense economic and political influence, and has paved the way for a cultural shift towards individualism with historically little regard for marginalized groups left in the wake.

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Susan Gabrieli

Principal Research Associate, McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Join us for the first program of the semester of our "Hack Your Mind" series with Dr. Susan Gabrieli. Gabrieli is a neuroscientist and Senior Research Scientist for the McGovern Institute for Brain Research. From Dr. Gabrieli:

Mindfulness meditation describes a set of mental... Read more

Power and Influence: Reflective Practice, an interactive workshop for students engaged (or thinking about engaging) in development work, will consider how unbalanced power dynamics due to nationality, education, race, gender and income can sabotage the most well-intentioned project.... Read more