MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’
May 2, 2012Online edX courses will open both universities’ classrooms to the world while enhancing on-campus learning.
MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
DOE, MITEI announce a women in clean energy program for the U.S.
April 26, 2012Announced at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial in London today.
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 24, 2012Original short videos, in collaboration with Khan Academy, aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
MIT Lean Advancement Initiative awarded $8 million for post-traumatic stress innovations project
April 13, 2012To develop innovative recommendations for transforming the military psychological health care system related to PTSD.
A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.
Targeted nanoparticles show success in clinical trials
April 4, 2012Tiny particles designed to home in on cancer cells achieve tumor shrinkage at lower doses than traditional chemotherapy.
All in a day’s work: Design and print your own robot
April 3, 2012MIT project, funded with $10 million NSF grant, could transform robotic design and production
March 26, 2012Inspired by a toy, the ‘buckliball’ — a collapsible structure fabricated from a single piece of material — represents a new class of 3-D, origami-like structures.
MacVicar Day celebrates the chemistry of collaboration
March 18, 2012Speakers honor Margaret MacVicar and Robert Silbey.
Koch Institute, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center announce launch of 'Bridge Project' to attack most-lethal forms of cancer
March 6, 2012Institutions, research teams, non-profit organizations join forces in novel approaches targeting pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma.
MathWorks makes multi-year sponsorship commitment to MIT OpenCourseWare
March 2, 2012Joins Dow Chemical and Lockheed Martin in OCW Next Decade Alliance to support global educational opportunity.
MIT OpenCourseWare teams up with Flat World Knowledge to combine free texts and free course materials
February 29, 2012Collaboration among open education innovators creates rich learning opportunities for independent learners.
Cuthbert receives $500,000 Digging into Data grant
February 10, 2012Will support innovative musicology research
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
AgeLab to build living mobility laboratory
January 19, 2012