In praise of the Institute’s unsung heroes
February 26, 2014Annual MIT Excellence Awards features presentation of first Collier Medal, to 56 members of MIT EMS.
Two MIT faculty members elected to National Academy of Engineering
February 7, 2014Waitz and Pentland receive a high honor for engineers.
Martin Schmidt named provost; Cynthia Barnhart named chancellor
February 3, 2014Two faculty members named to MIT’s most senior academic posts first arrived at the Institute as students in the early 1980s.
Adèle Naudé Santos, dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, to step down
January 28, 2014Ten-year tenure marked by an invigorated faculty, consolidated space, increased applications; Reif applauds ‘her remarkable eye for talent’
Five hundred websites built using MIT Drupal Cloud Service
January 22, 2014Launched by Information Systems and Technology, the service may be ideal for presenting information about your research, group, or center.
Elizabeth Johnson, widow of former MIT president Howard Johnson, dies at 92
January 8, 2014Known for her ‘warmth, kindness, and gracious good sense’ during campus upheaval in the late 1960s, Johnson helped lead MIT at a divisive time.
Hazel Sive steps down as associate dean of the School of Science
December 20, 2013Biologist’s six-year administrative tenure focused on educational initiatives and on diversity and inclusiveness among faculty and postdocs.
John Charles named vice president for information systems and technology
December 10, 2013New head of IS&T brings more than 20 years of experience as an IT leader at public and private institutions.
Michael Sipser named interim dean of the School of Science
December 6, 2013Mathematician has been a member of the faculty since 1980 and department head since 2004.
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker
November 12, 2013A champion of market-driven science, trained as an engineer, will address the Class of 2014 on June 6.
Alison Alden, MIT’s vice president for human resources, to retire in 2014
September 10, 2013Early-spring departure to conclude ‘seven years of exceptional service’ to the Institute.
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding new Institute Community and Equity Officer
April 11, 2013Reif thanks Harris and Liskov for their service as associate provosts for faculty equity.
MIT faculty reflect on accomplishments, challenges in area of faculty equity
April 11, 2013Professors Wesley L. Harris, Barbara Liskov assess the state of faculty-diversity efforts at the Institute.
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
Robert Bishop, MIT economist and dean, dies at age 96
February 13, 2013A member of the MIT community for seven decades, he was a scholar of microeconomic theory, an innovative teacher, and a dean who helped expand the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
John Brisson appointed as director of MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office
November 20, 2012Professor of mechanical engineering will serve as the Institute’s liaison with SUTD leaders in Singapore.
Dr. Michael Kimmel visits MIT to talk about Today’s College Man
November 14, 2012Students and student affairs professionals from New England come together for a discussion on men and masculinities.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
Physics department head honored for diversity efforts
October 9, 2012Bertschinger to receive honor from MAES-Latinos in Engineering and Science