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President L. Rafael Reif accepted a double Ice Bucket Challenge from Harvard President Drew Faust and the MIT Edgerton Center. The ice bucket challenge is raising funds to help scientists research the causes of and potential treatments for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
In the third of three webcasts sponsored by the Alumni Association, President Reif discusses how MIT is realizing its potential as a university with global impact by fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, collaboration, and diversity.
In the second of three webcasts sponsored by the Alumni Association, President Reif talks about championing basic research, recommitting to the research enterprise, and focusing MIT's strengths on significant challenges.
In the first of three webcasts sponsored by the Alumni Association, President Reif discusses reinventing the residential research university for the future in light of rising costs and emerging online alternatives.
President Reif welcomes audience members to the 2013 Institute Diversity Summit and joins the panel discussion, Meritocracy and Inclusion at MIT: Principles or Practices?
President Reif presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to Mildred Dresselhaus, Emerita Institute Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, at the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) symposium.