Ohio state Rep. Dave Dobos stepped down from a higher education committee after it was revealed that he falsely claimed to be an MIT graduate.

In addition to Lupe, Moriba K. Jah, the Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas, and documentary filmmaker Louis Massiah will also teach the program.

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For the first time in MIT’s 159-year history, a Black woman has been elected as student body president.

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Mareena Robinson Snowden is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.