Hawai'i's poet laureate Kealoha visits Juneau

When you first learn that Hawaii's Poet Laureate, Kealoha, graduated from MIT with a degree in nuclear physics, it may strike you as an odd combination of hard-core science and fluid creativity. But once...
Internet archivist seeks 1 of every book written

...Brewster Kahle, 50, founded the nonprofit Internet Archive in 1996 to save a copy of every Web page ever posted. Now the MIT-trained computer scientist and entrepreneur is expanding his effort to safeguard and share knowledge by trying to preserve...
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...federal charges and is awaiting a trial in which he faces a possible death sentence. Prosecutors say the brothers also killed MIT police Officer Sean Collier days after the bombings in an attempt to steal his gun.Prosecutors have said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...Bureau)Large population gains into the first half of this century were predicted in the early 1970s by a group of scientists at MIT who built a computer model to plot the trajectories of five interrelated trends that were growing exponentially at that time...
Design team to present free lecture and workshop

...Together they lead a team of seven. Rosenkrantz graduated from MIT in 2005 and holds degrees in architecture and biology. She also...Harvard Graduate School of Design. Louis-Rosenberg also attended MIT, majoring in mathematics. He previously worked as a consultant...
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The enigma of support for higher education: Impact on Alaska

...future with numerous universities such as MIT, Ohio State, Georgia Tech and John Hopkins...four patents from leading universities-MIT, Stanford and the University of California...Some of the top institutions-Harvard, MIT and Stanford-are figuring out how to do...
Boston Marathon winner returns his medal to city

...who was shot and killed April 18 in a search for the suspects."The feeling here is a little weird," said Jon Everitt, an MIT student who lives in Cambridge. He said the bombings are "definitely in the back of your head."Melissa Blasczyk, of Boston...
Soboleff Center design reflects past and future

...of researchers, from beginning students of Tlingit who benefit from hearing the cadence of the spoken word to scholars from MIT."We have scholars from across the world, linguists, who come in and study the Native languages," she said. "It's really...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...something so techie about it, so wonky, so MIT. The 15 women - physicists, chemists...None of these women would have measured the MIT floors for gender bias alone. It would...says Hopkins with a tinge of irony. ``MIT is very data-driven.'' Now, in a report...
U.S. crews advance to semifinals

SCHINIAS, Greece - Oh, those brainy MIT guys. It just figures that a creative frat house party contest...a 2,500-meter time as fast as anyone had done on the varsity MIT team. Not long after he was on the water. Ruckman, incidentally...


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