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2015 News in Brief



Students Showcase CEE Research in 2nd Annual Course 1 Video Competition

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What is ONE@MIT research and its impact on society? This was the theme of the Second Annual Course 1 Video Competition. The showcase, held on March 12, featured 10 two-minute films that illustrated diverse Course 1 research. A team of graduate students – Anjuli Jain Figueroa, Tiziana Smith, Reetik Kumar and Chi Feng – took first place for a video on water conservation research. Course 1 undergraduate Maria Cassidy claimed second with a video recounting her TREX experience studying the harmful effects on Mt. Kilauea. Graduate student Jen Nguyen left with third place and the People’s Choice pick for a video that highlighted her studies of microbiology. All video entries are available to view on YouTube, including a video produced by headquarters to showcase a student perspective on the Mini-UROP program.