James Simons on mathematics, common sense and good luck: my life and careers
February 23, 2011Presented by School of Science Dean's Colloquium.
LGO community remembers Don Davis' life and leadership lessons
February 10, 2011Former Stanley Works CEO, 22-year Leaders for Global Operations leadership lecturer inspired a generation of LGO students.
Kenneth Olsen, MIT Corporation life member emeritus, dies at 84
February 8, 2011Institute alum, computer pioneer was co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp.
1948 mayor to MIT: use flamethrowers to melt snow?
February 3, 2011A letter from the MIT archives recalls another super-snowy Boston winter.
A foundation for building
February 2, 2011How MIT’s first African-American graduate, Robert Taylor, became a prominent architect and brought the MIT philosophy across regional and racial barriers.
Recent nuclear science and engineering graduate awarded Shull fellowship
January 31, 2011Yang Zhang wins prestigious Oak Ridge National Laboratory honor.
Alumni power fuels this week’s MIT150 economics and finance symposium
January 26, 2011MIT's strength in economics and finance education is manifest in this week's alumni-rich lineup of panelists.
A life filled with firsts
January 26, 2011Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member, opened the door for women in science, and founded ecology and home economics along the way.
Anne Mayes, former materials science professor, dies at 46
January 25, 2011'Fiercely dedicated to MIT students,' she established fellowship prior to leaving the Institute.
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.
Morton named Div. III Men’s Volleyball National Assistant Coach of the Year
January 4, 2011MIT men's and women's assistant volleyball coach and Institute alumnus wins AVCA award.
A new approach to bladder-disease treatment
December 27, 2010Implanted device can release slow, steady dose of medicine over extended period, removing the need for repeated procedures.
12 MIT students to participate in this year’s Four Weeks for America Challenge
December 21, 2010Working with Teach For America mentors, MIT students will be helping high school students develop solid math and science skills.
Billion Prices Project: Introducing real-time economics
December 1, 2010MIT Sloan faculty project to track inflation in real time collects prices from hundreds of worldwide online retailers on a daily basis.