SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of March 18

Mapping urban transport
How can city planners make decisions about where to place critical public services when faced with data deficiencies? DUSP's Sarah Williams MCP ’05 discusses her new initiative focused on empowering individuals and creating data for civic change. MIT News.

What does your microbiota sound like?
Media Lab Community Biotechnology Initiative head David Sun Kong '01, SM '04, PD '08, PhD '08 is creating new interfaces for artistic expression with biology while inspiring a collective engagement with synthetic biology. Watch his TEDx talk

Selecting the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize-winner
Azra Akšamija PhD ’11 was in Paris as a member of the International Jury for the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture. Learn more.

WEF’s Young Global Leaders
Media Lab alum David Moinina Sengeh SM '12, PhD '16 has been named as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. Learn more

One.MIT Creates a Monument—at the Smallest Scale
If you are associated with MIT from 1861-2018, your name is one of 270,000 etched in nanoscale on a six-inch wafer at the MIT.nano building. Learn more and find your name.

Wasting My Degree
Media Lab alumna Jacqueline M. Kory-Westlund explains why blazing her own path by having kids and moving out of the city while in school were the right decisions for her. Grad admissions blog.