Power (of electronics) to the people
January 15, 2014Alumna Ayah Bdeir’s fast-growing startup littleBits, which sells connectable electronic modules, is helping people understand and build creatively with electronics.
Climbing the ‘power ascension’ market
January 7, 2014Alumni startup Atlas Devices commercializes motorized rope-climbing technology for military use.
Catching (radio) waves
December 24, 2013ThingMagic, founded by five MIT alumni, helped bring radio-frequency identification technology to the supply chain.
Crossing disciplines, and international borders
December 17, 2013Rhodes Scholar John Mikhael, who calls both the U.S. and Lebanon home, is also comfortable in many scientific fields.
John Mikhael ’13 wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 23, 2013Recent MIT graduate in mathematics, who has also conducted research in neuroscience, will study at Oxford next year.
Reif releases preliminary report of the Institute-Wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013Report presents possibilities for reimagining an MIT education.
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Catalyst for business
November 21, 2013Startup Rive Technology is commercializing an MIT-developed invention that improves catalysts used in oil refining, leading to greater yields.
Finding ‘rising stars’ in EECS
November 18, 2013MIT-hosted conference encourages the top women studying electrical engineering and computer science nationwide to become professors.
CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
November 15, 2013Vision for department outlined at campus event for civil and environmental engineering alumni
Powering better online document viewing
October 29, 2013Fast-growing startup Crocodoc is developing technology that converts documents into HTML for easy viewing and embedding.
Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Staff, Students, Community, Faculty, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Residential life, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
Keeping ‘digital storefronts’ fresh
October 1, 2013Fast-growing startup Locu helps businesses synch their online information, across the Web, instantaneously.
Real estate forum features talk on value of design
September 30, 2013MIT places second in this year's CASE competition
Sailing head coach Matt Lindblad captures world title
September 25, 2013Bill Widnall '58 and Riley Schutt '09 contribute to victory at the International One Design 2013 World Championship
MIT Sloan alumna finds elixir for successful integrative medicine practice
September 19, 2013
Accelerating startups, the MIT way
September 17, 2013MIT’s Global Founders Skills Accelerator — which focuses on ‘disciplined entrepreneurship’ — helps student teams build innovation-based startups.
Fans come out to support MIT football team in Calif.
September 16, 2013
ESD alumna honored by the World Economic Forum
September 13, 2013Erica Fuchs named to 'Top 40 under 40 Young Scientist' list