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Packaging Changes Can Improve Food Assistance Delivery, Study Finds

Packaging Changes Can Improve Food Assistance Delivery, Study Finds

A study carried out by a team from the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) program, found that changing the type of packaging used in food assistance programs can reduce spoilage, cut costs, and improve the delivery of life-saving shipments. CITE is the first program dedicated to developing methods for product evaluation in global development.Read More

Harvey and Irma Delivered Some Harsh Planning Lessons

Harvey and Irma Delivered Some Harsh Planning Lessons

Devastating hurricanes such as Katrina, Sandy and now Harvey and Irma are forces of nature that can’t be stopped by us mere mortals. But we can at least stop intensifying their impact through a lack of foresight. Our hearts go out to the citizens of Houston and Florida as they continue to dig out fromRead More

13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth of master’s-level courses on the edX platform, then complete a master’s degree in a single full semester on campus. The first MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management (SCM) has seen incredible success. Over 127,000 students have enrolled inRead More