Contests and academic competitions
MIT and Cornell face off in real battle over fake alumni
October 13, 2011MIT and Cornell alumni are battling over which TV, movie, or game characters with fictional degrees from their institutions have the 'potential to offer the greatest contributions to society.'
Everybody’s a winner
October 7, 2011Automatic window-shading invention tops a strong field of entries in materials competition.
MIT Steel Bridge team places 5th in national competition
May 31, 2011Young CEE team continues its climb in the national rankings
Waste-conversion startup Sanergy bowls over competition
May 12, 2011Wild-card entry takes top prize in $100K Business Plan Competition
New design competition gives students a chance to leave their mark on MIT
January 27, 2010The School of Architecture + Planning, along with the MIT Hobby Shop and Campus Activities Complex, launch MADFAB (MIT's Annual Design and Fabrication Competition).
Reporter’s Notebook: Emergency measures
December 9, 2009For drowning surfers, fallen bicyclists and injured mountaineers, students in MIT’s 2.009 class devise products that could save lives.
MIT team finishes fifth overall in solar electric vehicle race
November 3, 2009Places second in the Silicon category — comprising cars that raced with off-the-shelf, terrestrial-grade silicon solar cells
Two student inventors take home national prizes
October 23, 2009
Energy savings in black and white
October 7, 2009MIT students develop concept for color-changing roof tiles that absorb heat in winter, reflect it in summer.
Intel PhD fellowship recipients announced
September 22, 2009Four students from the EECS have been named among this year's winners of the Intel PhD Fellowships
Siebel Foundation announces 2010 Siebel Scholars at MIT
September 16, 2009
Exploring journalism's future
June 23, 2009Civic media conference helps hatch new ideas
Ksplice software update project wins $100K competition
May 14, 2009Global Cycle bike adapter is audience pick