SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of February 25

Stemming the rise of Latino homelessness
A new report from DUSP alumna Melissa Chinchilla PhD '18 identifies challenges and opportunities to address Latinos housing & service needs. Read the report.
Civic innovation: Our futures with city and technology
At Buildex Vancouver, DUSP PhD candidate Matthew Claudel MCP ’16 explored a new consideration of the digital city. Journal of Commerce

Turning Points in Architecture, Design, and Research
On April 12-13, 2019, join the MIT Architecture community in Cambridge for Turning Points in Architecture, Design, and Research, a two-day event and symposium to close the year-long celebration of 150 years of architecture education at MIT. Learn more RSVP.

Jeff Fugate joins the UK College of Design
SA+P alum Jeff Fugate MCP '07, SM '07 has joined the College of Design at the University of Kentucky as the acting Associate Dean for Administration. Read a profile.

SA+P alumni talk innovation and entrepreneurship in art and design
On February 26, MITdesignx Director Gilad Rosenzweig and Architecture’s Skylar Tibbits SM '10 will participate in a panel as part of the MIT.Nano Symposium, Frontiers in Science, Technology, and the Arts. Learn more and register.

Why Can’t Submarines Talk to Airplanes?
The water's surface is a communications barrier—but it's also the key to a solution, invented by the MIT Media Lab’s new Signal Kinetics group. The group’s director, Fadel Adib SM '13, PhD '17 is profiled by Slice of MIT.

"Nerding-out Over Design and Social Justice”
On February 25, Jason Schupbach MCP ’03 Director of the Design School at Arizona State University shares an inside view on how the Federal government supports good urban design, and the people and projects across the country that are building more equitable communities. Learn more

ACT alumni present their research over lunch
This March, join alumni Matthew Mazzotta SMVisS ’09 and Sung Hwan Kim SMVisS ’03 for presentations about their work as part of ACT’s spring 2019 Artistic Research luncheon series. Learn more

Dean Sarkis joins MIT Better World tour in Southern California
In March, SA+P’s Hashim Sarkis will be a featured speaker at MIT’s Better World events in San Diego and Los Angeles. The events aim to connect area alumni with students, faculty, and peers while celebrating  MIT invention and innovation across the academic and professional spectrum. Since fall 2016, the Better World tour has reached cities across the globe. Learn more about the campaign and register for the SoCal events.


This Week: MIT Schwarzman College of Computing Events
MIT celebrates its new College of Computing this week with events across campus. Watch a live webcast of the culminating Feb. 28 program, and add your two cents to the Idea Bank.

March 14: Join the MIT 24-Hour Challenge
On Pi Day, 6,283 donors can fuel the future at MIT by unlocking a pi-themed $314,159 gift from an anonymous alum challenger. More than 50 microchallenges will benefit groups and departments across MIT. Want to increase your impact? Sign up to be a volunteer web ambassador, or spread the word on social media.