Press Entrepreneurship

MIT REAP launches eighth cohort of its global program

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Cohort 8 includes teams of participants from Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Egypt; Los Angeles, USA; Manizales, Colombia; Northern Ireland, UK; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; & Wallonia, Belgium.

Jun 10, 2021
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Press Leadership

MIT LGO announces new industry partnership with NextEra Energy

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The MIT LGO program announced today that NextEra Energy. Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has become the newest member of its industry partnerships.

Jun 9, 2021
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Press Social Media

Technology companies testing MIT anti-misinformation accuracy prompts

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To combat the spread of false and misleading information, the team has been developing effective interventions that technology companies can use to combat misinformation online.

Jun 1, 2021
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Press Coronavirus

MIT Sloan study shows patient reluctance to seek care during COVID-19 pandemic

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Lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic were intended to prevent the spread of infection. They inadvertently caused reluctance to seek necessary medical including emergency care.

May 26, 2021
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Press Leadership

How the National Women’s Soccer League thrived in the pandemic

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The NWSL was the first professional sports league to return to action during the pandemic and the first to crown a champion. It succeeded in reaching larger audiences and expanding to new markets.

May 24, 2021
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Press Behavioral Science

Decrease in local news can lead to voting for just one political party

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When consuming less local news, voters are more likely to vote consistently for just one party—essentially using national news to inform local voting decisions, according to research from MIT Sloan.

May 24, 2021
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Press Coronavirus

Cultural psychology explains striking regional differences in COVID-19 mask use

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Why, despite the well-documented dangers of COVID-19, do there continue to be those who refuse to wear masks?

May 20, 2021
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Press Entrepreneurship

Legatum Foundry Fellowship for entrepreneurs in Africa launches

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Fellowship applications open on May 3, 2021 for entrepreneurs working and living in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda.

May 3, 2021
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Press Human Resources

REMOTE, INC.: A new book by MIT Sloan’s Robert C. Pozen

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What’s the best way, in a remote environment, to combat feelings of isolation? And how can you strike a balance of home and remote work that makes you truly happy and fulfilled?

Apr 27, 2021
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Press Government

Latin America Office to host webinar on election polling

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The recent U.S. presidential elections have led to debates about the effectiveness of pollsters and the Electoral College. Prof. Arnold Barnett will explore this topic and share his recommendations.

Apr 19, 2021
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