Education, teaching, academics
World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.
U.S. News ranks MIT sixth overall among U.S. universities
September 12, 2012Institute’s undergraduate engineering program is again ranked No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
QS ranking calls MIT the world’s top university
September 11, 2012QS World University Rankings also give the Institute top billing in 11 of 28 academic disciplines evaluated.
A world of OCW benefits: Powering career advancement
September 11, 2012Ziya Deniz Eralp’s search for management information and training led him to OCW and ultimately to MIT's System Design and Management Program.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
September 5, 2012Undergraduate on a unique career track that intriguingly combines nuclear engineering and diplomacy.
Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop underway at MIT
August 23, 2012
Lincoln Lab debuts new program for young engineers on the RISE
August 16, 2012
ChemLab Boot Camp: MIT OpenCourseWare launches reality series
August 14, 2012A new series of videos to be published this fall follows 14 MIT freshmen through their introduction to hands-on science.
CEE's Humbyrd wins School of Engineering teaching and mentoring award
August 8, 2012Award recognizes and encourages extraordinary teaching and mentoring by a graduate student in the school.
Introduction to Psychology now available in MIT OpenCourseWare’s innovative OCW Scholar format
July 31, 2012Course is the sixth of seven courses MIT OCW will publish this year specifically to meet the needs of independent learners.
MIT volleyball receives AVCA Team Academic Award
July 25, 2012
UC Berkeley joins edX
July 24, 2012UC Berkeley joins Harvard and MIT not-for-profit online-learning collaborative; edX broadens free course offerings into public health, computer science and solid-state chemistry; opens registration
MIT OpenCourseWare selected as one of best free reference websites for 2012
July 23, 2012American Library Association honors OCW alongside other rich online reference resources, including Google Art Project and World Databank.
Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype course
July 16, 2012As the team behind MIT’s ambitious online learning program gears up to introduce new courses in the fall, it takes stock of its initial experiences.
MIT and CNRS Sign Institutional Partnership
June 15, 2012International Joint Unit will be staffed at MIT with French researchers and MIT professors.
Glen Urban, former MIT Sloan dean, retires to focus on research; leaves behind $1 million gift
June 11, 2012Establishes a PhD marketing fellowship at the school