Mind and Hand and World

Published in MIT News on November 6 by Scott R. Murray, Global Education and Career Development

"MIT can take us much farther than our classrooms."

So says biology senior Jorge Rosario, whose picture from Chile was a runner-up in this summer’s campus-wide global photo contest.

The contest was part of a campaign to promote global opportunities for students at MIT. Five offices joined forces to launch this initiative: GlMinobal Education (a part of Global Education and Career Development, or GECD), MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI), D-Lab, the Public Service Center, and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).

Lake in the German Alps"MIT is a leading global institution and our graduates will enter a world with more complex issues than ever before," says Melanie Parker, executive director of GECD. “Achieving global competency through a significant experience abroad is critical for MIT students to succeed and thrive in the world"...

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