MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Addressing the complexities of meritocracy
January 31, 2013Goals of equality and inclusion are not enough, research shows, as MIT’s annual Diversity Summit seeks ways to further improve a merit-based environment.
Finding his voice
January 17, 2013First-generation college student Eric Trac makes the most of MIT — whether through medical research or community service.
MIT admits 650 talented and diverse students through early action
December 19, 2012Changes in admissions process keep pace with rise in applications.
Building a better world
December 4, 2012From fuel cells to bamboo, and from Tanzania to Brazil, MIT senior Arfa Aijazi crosses borders and disciplines to make an impact.
LBGTQA Provincetown Retreat celebrates 10 years
November 29, 2012Annual retreat offers a place for introspection, community building
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.
Physics department head honored for diversity efforts
October 9, 2012Bertschinger to receive honor from MAES-Latinos in Engineering and Science
Harris to receive President’s Award from NOBCChE
September 14, 2012National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers to honor professor, associate provost on Sept. 28.
MIT and peer institutions file Supreme Court amicus brief supporting consideration of race in admissions
August 14, 2012The Institute and 13 other leading universities reaffirm the value of diversity as justices consider a challenge to undergraduate admissions policies at the University of Texas.
Five things about the Office of Multicultural Programs
February 17, 2012Inaugural director La-Tarri Canty discusses OMP’s purpose and plans.
MIT honors Martin Luther King Jr. at 38th annual breakfast
February 10, 2012Diversity and education among breakfast-table topics.
2011-2012 Xerox-MIT fellows celebrated
December 7, 2011Fellowship program was established to support top-tier engineering students — especially women and other groups traditionally underrepresented.
DOW-MIT Access Program shows reality and rewards of graduate school
October 17, 2011Weekend of activities introduces undergrads to opportunities in chemical engineering, chemistry and materials science.
Rambeloarison and Wang win inaugural Isabelle de Courtivron Prizes
May 19, 2011New MIT prize honors cross-cultural fluency — an ability key to leadership and success in today's global world.
Alum-astronaut Robert Satcher: ‘We need to get everybody on board’
February 24, 2011Delivers keynote address at the annual Laureates and Leaders induction ceremony