The Alumni Association’s Slice of MIT blog offers a quick taste of Institute life—amazing discoveries, alumni stories, student life, and campus happenings—for alumni and readers interested in MIT. Students, faculty, and staff contribute to Slice. Send your comments and questions.
Patrick Henry Winston ’65, SM ’67, PhD ’70, Ford Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, studies how vision, language, and motor faculties account for intelligence. His personal Web site depicts diverse interests in the future of artificial intelligence, how to speak well, naval research, and fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups (FSILGs).
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Nancy DuVergne Smith, editorial director, has served as a senior writer/editor at universities, newspapers, and a magazine. She teaches writing for the Web. Hobbies include reading the longest novels published in English and watercolor painting.
Kate Hoagland, director of digital and multimedia communications, has a background in communications management, public relations, video production, and journalism. She spends her free time learning new languages, traveling the world, and growing the perfect tomato.
Jay London, web, print, and multimedia writer, is a devout Bostonian with a background in marketing for higher education. He is an aspiring handyman who enjoys spending time with his wife and sons. His favorite book is J. Anthony Lukas’s Common Ground.
Joe McGonegal, email strategist and multimedia writer, taught high-school English before pursuing a career in writing and communications. He was a freelance reporter for several years and he also writes creative non-fiction. He enjoys running long-distance races and sailing.
Nicole Morell, social media community manager, has a background in online marketing, communications, video, and writing. When not tweeting or posting on Facebook, she can be found running, swimming, or exploring Boston.
Special thanks to artist Paul Montie who originally created the slice of toast with MIT letters.