On a campus full of people not known for standing still, “movement” manifests itself in many ways across MIT—from biomechanics and predictive modeling to collective action and economic mobility to transportation and quantum spin. No matter their area of focus, our faculty, students, and staff will always find a way to drive things forward.

Mai Hassan

When Movements Topple Dictators

Associate professor of political science Mai Hassan examines contentious politics and collective action in autocratic regimes—and the barriers to democratization that follow


Moving MIT Forward

Q&A with Julie Lucas, Vice President for Resource Development

Paying It Forward

Inspired by transformative mentors, Jay Mahat is dedicated to helping students achieve their goals

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