Awards, honors and fellowships
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.
Sports Shorts for March 11: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
March 11, 2013Field hockey has top GPA among Division III teams; Phillips and Wright gain postseason honors for rifle
Two earn School of Science teaching awards
March 7, 2013Kelner, Mavalvala honored for undergraduate education
MIT field hockey team receives academic accolades
March 6, 2013Recorded the highest grade point average in Division III and had 11 student-athletes earn a spot on the National Academic Squad
Allen Family Foundation grants Gore $1.5 million for research
March 5, 2013
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.