Education, teaching, academics
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.
Slideshow: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits MIT
April 11, 2012Brazil and MIT discuss possible future collaboration.
School of Engineering to explore collaboration with ITA
April 10, 2012Six-month evaluation will examine the feasibility of a collaboration.
MIT students teach hands-on learning abroad
April 9, 2012MISTI Global Teaching Labs attracts students looking to share the Institute's unique approach to science and engineering education.
Reif, Grimson: MITx aims to enhance on-campus education
April 6, 2012New online courses add value to MIT’s residential program, provost and chancellor tell students.
Two MIT juniors named Truman Scholars
April 2, 2012McCord, Okuneye awarded $30,000 for graduate study toward careers in government, non-profits.
Explore the Learning Center, MIT’s home base for training
March 30, 2012The MIT Learning Center marks another milestone: EHS compliance training and STARweb courses from the Office of Sponsored Programs have recently moved to this online locale.