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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 SliceSend your comments and questions.

Alumni Association Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing Voices

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    Nancy DuVergne Smith

    Editorial Director

    Nancy DuVergne Smith has served as a senior writer/editor at universities, newspapers, and a magazine. She has taught writing at the college level and to professionals. Hobbies include reading the longest novels published in English and watercolor painting.

  • Kate Repantis

    Director of Digital and Multimedia Communications

    Kate Repantis has a background in communications management, public relations, video production, and journalism. She spends her free time learning Greek, traveling the world, and growing the perfect tomato.

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    Jay London

    Marketing Strategist and Multimedia Writer

    Jay London 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

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    Nicole Morell

    Social Media Community Manager

    Nicole Morell 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.

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    Julie Barr

    Email Marketing Strategist/Multimedia Writer

    Julie Barr has a background in marketing, communications, public relations, publications, and writing for educational institutions. She is originally from the Granite State and enjoys anything and everything New England but is always looking for a reason to add a stamp to her passport. 

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    "A Selfie Stick for Coffee"

    Jay London

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    Two soon-to-be MechE alumni set out to develop a consumer product for everyday life. Their creation: the Coffee Cookie, which aims to keep coffee hot longer.
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    Housing Hack: Matching Millennials and Older Adults

    Katherine J. Igoe

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    What happens when two MIT grad students decide to tackle two weighty problems—lack of affordable student housing and isolation among the elder population? The result is Nesterly, an innovative solution to both issues.