Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down
November 2, 2010Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.
Holdren sees opportunities in energy challenges
October 27, 2010Presidential science adviser calls for increased energy R&D to create jobs and boost business; supports conclusions of MIT nuclear study.
Catch the tweet stream: Alumni Leadership Conference
October 25, 2010See the tweets from this weekend's Alumni Leadership Conference, where presentations covered topics such as social media, the 150th-anniversary celebration, the Sloan Engagement Study, and more.
Sculpture by Spanish artist Plensa to be installed on campus
October 22, 2010Alumnus is lending the work to MIT for one year in celebration of the Institute’s 150th anniversary.
MIT teams dominate national energy contest
October 22, 2010Three MIT-connected teams were among five finalists and won top two prizes in ConocoPhillips award program
CEE's Eric Adams receives the Ig Nobel Prize in chemistry
October 21, 2010Environmental engineers share prize with BP for work that proved oil and water really do mix
A spiritual path away from MIT leads one grad back to the Institute
October 20, 2010Rabbi Michelle Fisher returns to head up Hillel and prompts a new lecture series
Bringing innovation to the world
October 18, 2010MIT’s Deshpande Center helps technologies bridge the gap between the lab and the marketplace. The Obama administration likes what it sees.
3 Questions: George Shultz on nuclear disarmament
October 18, 2010The former secretary of state (and former MIT professor) discusses his ongoing campaign to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Two winning proposals for sustainable construction
September 30, 2010Students receive High Commendation from the Holcim Foundation.
Frank talk on U.S. energy innovation
September 23, 2010MIT alumnus Steven E. Koonin, DoE under secretary for science, says economics, not technology, is the driver.
Scientist-astronaut and former MIT professor William B. Lenoir dies at 71
September 3, 2010An MIT junior faculty member in the 1960s, he later flew on the space shuttle and became a NASA associate administrator.