MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
D-Lab Scale-Ups awards funds to three MIT social entrepreneurs
May 16, 2013Shawn Wen ‘13, Kevin Cedrone SM ’10 PhD ‘13 and Sumana Shrestha MBA ‘13 to join the Phase I Fellowship Program
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
Sal Khan: ‘I love learning’
May 9, 2013At MIT, alumnus describes his path to reshaping education through highly accessible online videos.
CSAIL graduate honored with ACM award
May 7, 2013Shyamnath Gollakota recognized for work with wireless interference
MIT Sloan’s new track: Enterprise Management
April 25, 2013As part of EM Lab, students now receive academic credit while obtaining invaluable action-learning experience.
Emily Wick PhD '51, MIT's first female professor to earn tenure, dies at 91
April 23, 2013Was a pioneer in women's rights on campus and loved sailing.
The half-billion-dollar idea
April 8, 2013While at MIT, alumnus Todd Zion developed an insulin product that ultimately drew the attention of a pharmaceutical giant.
MicroRNA detection on the cheap
March 28, 2013MIT alumni’s startup provides rapid, cost-effective microRNA profiling, which is beneficial for diagnosing diseases.
MIT Sloan alumna shares thoughts on leading Fortune 500 firm
March 15, 2013MIT Sloan alumna Ilene Gordon ‘75, SM ’76 opens semester's Dean’s Innovative Leader Series
Chinese students set their sights on an MIT future
February 19, 2013Middle and high school students from Beijing engaged in project-based hands-on science and engineering lessons at the Edgerton Center.
Scaling Development Ventures conference goes digital in face of storm
February 15, 2013Speakers and attendees from around world convene online to share lessons learned on the path to 'scaling-up' products and services for global social impact.
Alumni share their romantic moments at MIT
February 14, 2013Slice of MIT recently reached out to alumni to ask about their most romantic moment at MIT.
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
What’s the cost and financial value of college?
February 8, 2013At MIT, experts say evidence shows the payoff from college education remains high.
CSAIL launches entrepreneurship initiative
February 7, 2013Aims to help students turn computer science ideas into successful technology startups
MIT engineers elected to national academy
February 7, 2013Three engineers are among this year’s 69 new National Academy of Engineering members.
Institute-Wide Task Force aims to sketch the MIT education of the future
February 6, 2013Saying ‘we are in the midst of an educational revolution,’ President L. Rafael Reif asks Professor Sanjay Sarma and EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz to lead an effort to envision the MIT of 2020 and beyond.
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
ESD alumna wins Singapore Challenge Prize
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.
SuperUROP propels undergraduate research to next level
January 23, 2013Poster session showcases student advances in key technologies and attracts faculty, venture capitalists and industry sponsors.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Student life, Students, Computer science and technology, Digital technology, Entrepreneurship
Five with ties to MIT earn top IEEE awards
January 22, 2013Beranek, Dennis, Chou, Jacobs and Langer are among 20 recipients recognized for decades of engineering achievements.
Inspiring the next generation
December 19, 2012Telling Your Story workshop connects scientist and engineers with teachers and in the process helps to demystify STEM and excite the next generation of learners.