MacVicar Day 2020
learning through experience
Education for a Fulfilling and Engaged Life
Friday, March 13
Symposium: 2:30-4 PM, Room 6-120
Reception: 4-5 PM, Room 2-290
Join us for a series of lightning talks in which speakers will examine how MIT — through its many opportunities for experiential learning — supports students' aspirations and encourages them to become engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders.
Vice Chancellor Ian Waitz will host and introduce the 2020 MacVicar Faculty Fellows. Discussion will be moderated by Kate Trimble, senior associate dean and director of the Office of Experiential Learning. A reception will follow.
- TojumiOluwa "Towa" Adegboyega '20, aeronautics and astronautics
- William Broadhead, associate professor of history
- Grace Chuan '21, electrical engineering and computer science
- Rick Miller, president of Olin College of Engineering
- Steven Truong '20, biological engineering
- Maria Yang, professor of mechanical engineering and faculty undergraduate director of D-Lab
About MacVicar Day
Our signature event — MacVicar Day — is open to the public and takes place each spring. It includes the annual announcement of new MacVicar Faculty Fellows and reception to celebrate their achievements, along with a panel discussion or symposium on innovations in undergraduate education. Recent topics include learning through innovation and discovery, advances in evidence-based teaching, global education, and creating a network of mentors.