Education, teaching, academics
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 2, 2013Institute places No. 1 in the discipline ranking of engineering and technology.
MITx introduces ‘XSeries’ course-sequence certificates on edX
September 17, 2013EdX also introduces new ID verification service.
U.S. News ranks MIT seventh overall among U.S. universities
September 9, 2013Institute’s undergraduate engineering program is again ranked No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
Startup cofounder discusses entrepreneurship with high schoolers
August 29, 2013Rising high-school seniors participate in interactive webinar with MIT Sloan alum
MITx course aims to start worldwide conversation about global architecture
August 27, 20134.605x A Global History of Architecture offers fresh perspective on the principles and forces at play in the discipline.
NASA discusses next manned spacecraft with visiting high school students
July 24, 2013Participants in Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science, Women's Technology Program, and Interphase Edge hear insiders' perspective on the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle
Lemelson-MIT Program announces Clinton Global Initiative commitment
July 16, 2013To strengthen invention education opportunities for underserved students
Amar Bose ’51, SM ’52, ScD ’56, Bose Corporation’s founder, has died at 83
July 12, 2013Entrepreneur served on faculty for 45 years; championed long-term corporate research.
OCW, MITx provide Myanmar student rigorous, high-quality educational opportunities
July 1, 2013Engineering student Thaw Tar uses MIT digital learning resources to study underwater vehicle design.
MIT's Academic Media Production Services joins the Office of Digital Learning
June 24, 2013Brings video expertise and infrastructure to ODL.
White House cites new MITx course as key to improving U.S. innovation
June 24, 2013Professor Eugene Fitzgerald and Andreas Wankerl reconceptualize the innovation process in new MOOC
Dennis Freeman appointed dean for undergraduate education
June 6, 2013Electrical engineering and computer science professor has lengthy record of leadership in teaching, advising and curricular innovation.
EdX builds community of developers for its online- and blended-learning platform
June 5, 2013Stanford, UC Berkeley and University of Queensland among those contributing to the platform released via open source license.
New MITx online physics course combines latest in learning technology with classic videos
May 30, 2013MOOC pairs cutting-edge online assessments with legendary lectures and demonstrations by MIT professor Walter Lewin.
Local fifth graders explore mathematics with MIT graduate students
May 28, 2013MITxplore, a free after-school math program, transforms math into an adventure.
iCampus Student Competition yields online tools for improved on campus experiences
May 21, 2013Grand prize in 2013 competition goes to an online exploration tool to aid students in planning their selection of classes.