From the Cronichle of Higher Education -
They are not offshore MIT campuses. They are new institutions that are being built in the spirit of MIT’s motto, Mens et Manus, or Mind and Hand. Several countries and foundations have reached out to MIT to sort of replicate their innovation and creativity culture so that they can develop their own innovations and build their knowledge based economies with the most important pillar – S&T talent! Can you imagine the outcomes if other great universities and countries around the world partnered like this?
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