Classes and academic research help launch companies
October 3, 2011A variety of course offerings are devoted to spurring new ventures.
Young scientists and babies: White House policy begins with alumna request
September 30, 2011A new White House initiative to provide workplace flexibility to young scientists — starting with the National Science Foundation — has MIT fingerprints all over it.
Outside the classroom, students create future businesses
September 28, 2011Members of MIT’s ‘entrepreneurial ecosystem’ say it abounds in resources to help the would-be business founder.
MIT Engineering Systems Division celebrates its first 100 doctoral alumni
September 23, 2011First-ever ESD PhD Alumni Symposium provides a look at careers after an ESD PhD
Sir William R. Hawthorne, former professor of mechanical engineering, dies at 98
September 22, 2011Pioneer of jet-engine technology fostered trans-Atlantic, Cambridge-to-Cambridge collaboration.
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Economics, Environment, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Manufacturing, Oceanography and ocean engineering, Political science, Research, Science writing, Social sciences
MIT paper wins award at International Conference on Engineering Design
August 22, 2011Alumnus Michael Pasqual and professor Olivier de Weck win ‘Reviewers’ Favorite’ award
Three from MIT named Fulbright scholars
June 27, 2011One student, two recent graduates to travel to Japan, Ghana and the Dominican Republic.
Making MIT’s (750-pound) sesquicentennial cake
June 9, 2011See the five-day process that started at Montilio's bakery in Brockton ended with the MIT150 sesquicentennial cake — all 750 pounds of it — being devoured at Toast to Tech.
Reunion giving tops $60 million
June 7, 2011Tech Reunions 2011 brought a record number of participants to campus, drawn in part by the sesquicentennial celebrations. Reunion giving hit a new record.
MIT for Two
June 3, 2011When Noramay Cadena ’03, MS ’11, MBA ’11 arrived on campus as an 18-year-old freshman, she brought along her toddler. When she returned to earn two graduate degrees, her daughter felt right at home.
Admiral Thad Allen explains leadership during crisis
May 27, 2011Former Sloan Fellow speaks with Dean Schmittlein about response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Vladimir Sobes recognized as NCAA ‘Elite’ student-athlete
May 27, 2011