Remembering Margaret MacVicar

Professor Margaret L.A. MacVicar was an outstanding educator and scientist who founded MIT's famous Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and went on to serve as MIT's first Dean for Undergraduate Education until her untimely death in 1991 at the age of 47. She was nationally recognized for her leadership in shaping policies both for undergraduate education and for science education in public schools. The MacVicar Faculty Fellowship program was established in her memory and has become one of MIT's highest teaching honors. This video was created on the 10-year anniversary of her death to remember Professor MacVicar and her many contributions at MIT.