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.
The What, Who, and How of DUE: Global Education and Career Development (GECD)
December 18, 2012Global Education & Career Development (GECD) comprises three complementary areas within one office.
Leaders for Global Operations alumna shares enthusiasm for engineering
December 14, 2012Mary Anito LGO '12 is a passionate advocate for engineering education and careers for girls and young women.
Ozdaglar selected as the inaugural Steven and Renee Finn Innovation Fellow
November 27, 2012The fellowship provides tenured, mid-career faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineer and Computer Science with resources for up to three years to pursue new research and development paths.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
Nuclear physicist Peter T. Demos dies at 94
October 9, 2012Longtime faculty member guided MIT’s Bates Linear Accelerator from a groundbreaking idea to a globally renowned center for the study of nuclear structure and reactions.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Slideshow: Community Inauguration Festival
September 25, 2012Saturday's events — including a road race, campus quest and global barbecue — marked the end of the week of festivities around inauguration.
MIT plans to build new childcare facility
September 25, 2012When complete next year, the new Technology Children’s Center on Vassar Street will nearly double the Institute’s on-campus childcare capacity.
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, EdX, Faculty, Global Education and Career Development, Inauguration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Global, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Online learning, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Students, Educational Innovation and Technology, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), D-Lab
Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Information Services and Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Open access, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare
Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
Also labeled: Entrepreneurship, History of MIT, Inauguration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Special events and guest speakers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Mechanical engineering, Urban studies and planning
NASA-JPL director Charles Elachi talks about latest Mars mission
September 18, 2012Curiosity is the most ambitious planetary rover mission ever, but it’s just one of the many exploratory projects JPL is undertaking.