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Documentary Shorts

During the MIT150 celebration, AMPS-MIT Video Productions created a series of short documentaries that examined the founding and evolution of the Institute. These documentaries include the Founding of MIT, Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT, MIT in Service, Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT, and The Ecosystem: Nurturing Entrepreneurship at MIT.

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Founding of MIT

Founding of MIT

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This 11-minute documentary — Founding of MIT: Persistence of Vision — examines the challenges faced by MIT's founder William Barton Rogers and explores how his founding principles continue to influence today's MIT.

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Life at MIT
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