Education, teaching, academics
School within a school: MIT Concourse
December 10, 2012A learning community in which MIT freshmen explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences in a small, close-knit community (with a kitchen!)
Physics receives 2012 APS award for improving undergraduate physics education
December 7, 2012One of four institutions recognized
Lindsey Anne Gilman: Better boiling for more efficient energy production
December 4, 2012
Nearly half of sophomore class enrolls in UPOP
December 3, 2012503 members of the Class of 2015 sign up for Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
John Brisson appointed as director of MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office
November 20, 2012Professor of mechanical engineering will serve as the Institute’s liaison with SUTD leaders in Singapore.
Rice University engineering students experience engineering leadership — MIT style
November 20, 2012Recapping the Gordon-MIT ELP's visit to the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)
Department snapshot: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
November 16, 2012EECS places renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary research, partnerships with alumni and industry, and experiential learning.
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Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program showcased in new NAE publication
November 15, 2012One of 29 programs featured in "Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education"
Bringing the world to innovation
November 8, 2012With up to $25 million in new USAID funding, MIT’s D-Lab will gain greater ability to help people in the developing world find their own solutions.
CSAIL team honored for printable robot
November 8, 2012
‘The Listening Room’ shares MIT music with the world
November 2, 2012Web-based collection showcases the Institute’s longstanding engagement with music.
Fear of failure
November 1, 2012Recent Legatum Center workshop discusses fear, and examines ways to overcome it in entrepreneurial pursuits.
OEIT's role in fostering open education: an interview with Vijay Kumar
October 31, 2012The director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology discusses OEIT's role.
MIT sailing receives trio of ICSA All-Academic Team honors
October 31, 2012
Peterson named National Scholar-Athlete by National Football Foundation
October 30, 2012MIT football co-captain is one of 15 honorees from across all divisions of college football selected for the award.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.