Professor Grove examines a map of the Martian landscape with students, from left, Kai Masterson, Megan Guenther, Anmol Maini, and Ulyana Piterbarg. PHOTO: SARAH BASTILLE

Space Detectives

A freshman advising seminar investigates clues from the formation of new worlds

In April 2017, MIT students pitched their bills to judges including Jay Edelson of Edelson PC and Uber’s Betsy Masiello. Photo: Bill Petros Photography

Legal/Code

MIT engineering students team up with Georgetown lawyers-in-training on internet privacy legislation

DeGraff works with a Haitian student.

Tool Box

MIT-made online resources address Haitian education, banking reform, and global development

Grad student Raichelle Aniceto began her work in Kerri Cahoy’s STAR Lab as an undergraduate. PHOTO: IAN MACLELLAN

Laser Focus

A broad foundation in space systems helped grad student Raichelle Aniceto zero in on a social mission