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NSBE MUSE Colloquium by Quinton McArthur

my first video

Last week, I attended the MUSE Colloquium hosted by MIT’s NSBE Chapter at the Black Students Union on campus. NSBE is a wonderful organization that promotes academic excellence, professional development, information sharing, and networking for aspiring young Black engineers. Participants at the MUSE Colloquium displayed their summer research from 2010 via PowerPoint presentations. The three best presentations won scholarship money to help support their continued research. 1st Place won $500: 2nd Place won $350: 3rd Place won $150.

Long time MIT Lecturer, Sekazi Mtingwa, kicked off the event by sharing a bit about his research in physics. I made a little video of the event. Here are the highlights. Enjoy!

PS – Please forgive my camera shake. This is my first Iphone video ever. I promise to get a better camera for my future productions. ;-)

10 responses to “NSBE MUSE Colloquium”

  1. Quinton says:

    My fault Vivek. The video should be public now.

  2. Drew says:

    Hey, Awesome stuff. Yeah, thanks for the translations!

  3. Anonymous says:

    What does the ” ‘” after names mean?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Like ’13 and so on.

  5. Quinton says:

    Great question. The number after the name indicates the year of graduation from MIT. So for instance, Dr. Sekazi Mtingwa graduated from MIT in 1971. He actually received his bachelors from MIT and his PhD from Princeton. Both degrees were in physics.

  6. Yay Quinton you figured it out!
    -BB4L

  7. Vivek says:

    The embedded player is giving the following error : “This video is private.”.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Refreshing to hear about such programs that help locals in the neighborhood and within the country.

  9. Nice !!
    made with iMovie 2011 ?

  10. sanaya says:

    i m from india..i have 99 percent scores in my 10 class but due to some problems i couldnt do well in 12 class..i was planning to aply for mit but didnt do so..now m in 2 sem for BE..m planning to apply for transfers to mit..do i have any chances of getting in despite my 12 class scores being not so good..i hv top grades in almost all d subjects in my 1 sem..