Awards, honors and fellowships
MISTI to receive NAFSA 2013 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award
April 16, 2013Program honored for innovation in higher education
Sports Shorts for April 16: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 16, 2013Co-ed sailing team qualifies for ICSA National Semifinals; track and field teams sweep Quad Meet titles
Markus Buehler named recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Award
April 11, 2013Recognized for innovations using computational science to understand mechanical properties of biological and bio-inspired materials.
Indyk and Katabi win top ACM honors
April 9, 2013Professors recognized for their contributions to computer science
Sports Shorts for April 8: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
April 8, 2013Ubellacker featured in Sports Illustrated's ‘Faces in the Crowd’; track teams capture Engineer's Cup titles
NASA selects MIT-led TESS project for 2017 mission
April 5, 2013$200 million project will launch telescopes to perform full-sky search for transiting exoplanets.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
Obama hosts Dresselhaus, Graybiel and Luu in Oval Office
April 1, 2013The three MIT scientists are among six winners of the 2012 Kavli Prizes to visit the White House.
Polz to receive the American Society for Microbiology’s Elanco Award
March 29, 2013Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, who studies wild microbial communities, is the first ecologist to be selected.
Jarillo-Herrero, Lu named ONR Young Investigators
March 28, 2013Two assistant professors at MIT are among 16 recipients nationwide.
Abudayyeh named a Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellow
March 27, 20132012 alumnus will use fellowship to support his studies in the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program.
Sports Shorts for March 25: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
March 25, 2013Ubellacker leads men's swimming and diving team to third-place finish at NCAA Championships; Tashman named All-American in basketball; Rafidi finishes ninth at NCAA Fencing Championship
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day
March 22, 2013Participants discuss how they are 'reimagining the MIT classroom.'
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Peter Szolovits honored with Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence
March 20, 2013Professor cited for 'commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics'
Sports Shorts for March 18: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
March 18, 2013Men’s volleyball wins Johnson & Wales Invitational; baseball and softball begin seasons with victories
Four professors named 2013 MacVicar Fellows
March 15, 2013Griffith, Miller, Schulz and Teng awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.