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.
In The World: Helping Brazilians turn waste into products
August 31, 2012International summit fosters ways of producing everything from food to flooring, using discarded materials.
Townsend wins Laffont Prize in Economics
November 18, 2011Development economist to receive French award.
Spotlight on service
May 3, 2011IDEAS and Global Challenge competitions award nearly $150,000 to teams of public service innovators working around the world.
A decade of OCW benefits: Bringing knowledge to the street
April 9, 2011Using OCW in support of community development.
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 7, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
D-Lab’s Amy Smith receives the 2011 Olympus Innovation Award
March 29, 2011