Education, teaching, academics
Entrepreneurial students dive into product design and development
May 14, 2012Joint MIT-RISD course yields concepts from iPad-friendly backpacks to waste-free sugar.
SUTD marks start of its first academic year
May 8, 2012Singaporean university, established in consultation with MIT, enrolls 340 students in its inaugural class.
Robinson wins prestigious Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
May 3, 2012First-year doctoral student earns DoE honor.
MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’
May 2, 2012Online edX courses will open both universities’ classrooms to the world while enhancing on-campus learning.
MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
Five from MIT named Fulbright scholars
May 1, 2012Two current students and three recent graduates will study abroad for the 2012-13 academic year.
MITx: What the students think
April 27, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
MIT OpenCourseWare publishes new resource for entrepreneurship education
April 25, 2012Entrepreneurship course list supported by a grant from the NASDAQ OMX Foundation.
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 25, 2012Original short videos, in collaboration with Khan Academy, aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
Taking an innovative approach to battery design
April 23, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 20, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
MIT establishes Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)
April 12, 2012$1.5M grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will launch CAST.