Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli visits MIT in support of assistive technology and global poverty reduction
December 9, 2013Daylong visit highlights work by MIT researchers and others at CSAIL and J-PAL.
Andrea Bocelli and MIT showcase research advancements this Friday
December 5, 2013Andrea Bocelli will attend workshops at MIT featuring research on vision impairment and social impact programs funded by the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and conducted at MIT.
MIT Portugal-affiliated conference gathers academics to discuss railroads
October 22, 2013
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
MIT Portugal program renewed for another five years
July 5, 2013
MIT and NSTAR celebrate energy efficiency success, extend ‘Efficiency Forward’ through 2015
July 2, 2013Since first agreement in 2010, MIT has reduced electricity use on campus by 15 percent.
MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
EdX builds community of developers for its online- and blended-learning platform
June 5, 2013Stanford, UC Berkeley and University of Queensland among those contributing to the platform released via open source license.
Helping the world accelerate support for entrepreneurship
May 29, 2013Two-year MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program now accepting new applicants
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
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MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Stanford University to collaborate with edX on development of non-profit open-source edX platform
April 3, 2013edX Learning Platform to be open source and available on June 1
AEE and the MIT-IPC convene executive forum series to spur adoption of advanced energy
March 18, 2013First session brought together advanced energy and utility executives to address challenges to rapid adoption of innovative energy technologies.
Accenture and MIT form alliance for advanced analytics solutions
March 13, 2013New collaboration will develop tools and techniques focused on big data and decision science.
Higher-ed leaders meet to discuss future of online education
March 6, 2013Innovative pedagogical techniques and the effects of online-learning tools on on-campus education subjects of conversation at MIT- and Harvard-led summit.
Students examine Russian networks in action
February 22, 2013MIT-Russia program sends 12 students to Moscow as part of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Networks” IAP course
MIT hosts American Junior Academy of Science delegates
February 21, 2013The Institution provides day’s worth of activities for more than 200 conference attendees.
Six new institutions join edX
February 20, 2013Consortium doubles its institutional membership with the addition of universities in Australia, Europe, Canada and the United States.
Chinese students set their sights on an MIT future
February 19, 2013Middle and high school students from Beijing engaged in project-based hands-on science and engineering lessons at the Edgerton Center.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
CEE students build model Guastavino vault for exhibit
February 6, 2013The students' vaulted ceiling replica is part of a touring exhibit now at the Boston Public Library.