Awards, honors and fellowships
Two MIT teams' work make TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012 list
November 14, 2012
2012-13 Xerox-MIT fellows celebrated
November 13, 2012Fellowship program was established to support top-tier engineering students — especially women and other groups traditionally underrepresented.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 13: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 13, 2012Women’s cross country wins NCAA regional meet, advances to NCAA Championships; women’s soccer advances to NCAA Sweet 16.
Zue awarded Okawa Prize
November 9, 2012Honored for work in speech science and spoken-language systems
Three awards for MIT research in anthropology, economics and political science
November 9, 2012Mikusheva receives Elaine Bennett Research Prize; Petersen wins Distinguished Book Award; Helmreich wins Rachel Carson Prize.
MIT a linchpin of major new USAID program
November 8, 2012Institute researchers aim to spur development and evaluation of useful technologies to help the world’s poor.
Engineers win six of seven fall NEWMAC Championships
November 8, 2012Varsity athletics has a record-breaking fall season.
Undergraduate Winters presents winning poster at APS annual meeting
November 6, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering junior wins one of three poster awards.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 6: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 5, 2012Three Engineer teams win NEWMAC titles; water polo defeats Harvard for second time this season.
MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
MIT sailing receives trio of ICSA All-Academic Team honors
October 31, 2012
Peterson named National Scholar-Athlete by National Football Foundation
October 30, 2012MIT football co-captain is one of 15 honorees from across all divisions of college football selected for the award.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 30: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 30, 2012Men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis all capture NEWMAC Conference championships; football clinches first winning record since 1999.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 22: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 22, 2012Football and women's soccer score victories over ranked opponents; men's basketball No. 1 in preseason poll.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams selected from national pool of student applicants
October 17, 201216 high school teams awarded up to $10,000 in grants to bring invention ideas to life.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 15: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 15, 2012Women's volleyball captures MIT Quad Tournament; women's tennis pair wins NEWITT B Flight title
Junot Díaz named finalist for the 2012 National Book Award
October 10, 2012
Physics department head honored for diversity efforts
October 9, 2012Bertschinger to receive honor from MAES-Latinos in Engineering and Science
Sports Shorts for Oct. 9: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 9, 2012Three Engineers earn NEWMAC Player of the Week honors; women's tennis remains in first place in NEWMAC standings.
DeGraff awarded $1 million NSF grant to continue linguistics research in Haiti
October 3, 2012Funding will help develop classroom tools to teach science and math in Creole for the first time.
A brain beyond borders
September 25, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.