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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

Added over 3 years ago | 00:12:27 | 22232 views |

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.

Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT

Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplin...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:16:18 | 18985 views |

Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT profiles three prominent interdisciplinary researchers at MIT. Profiles include Maria Zuber, a geophysicist renowned for her research on planetary surfaces; Vladimir Bulović, an electrical eng...

MIT in Service

MIT in Service

Added over 3 years ago | 00:13:58 | 14254 views |

"The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century." This 13 minute video provides an overview of how ...

Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT

Common Threads: The Evolving Studen...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:17:30 | 14757 views |

Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT presents an exciting overview of MIT's changing public face and the growing diversity of its student body. Drawing upon interviews with MIT presidents, professors, alumni and student...

Collection details

Category
Life at MIT
Language
English
Website
MIT150 Documentary Shorts Collection (http://mit150.mit.edu/multimedia/collection/36)

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