Education, teaching, academics
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 24, 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 22, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 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.
MIT Professor Shigeru Miyagawa named award recipient by the OCW Consortium
March 23, 2012Professor Miyagawa recognized with other leaders of the global OpenCourseWare movement.
Anant Agarwal named director of new unit to advance MITx
March 16, 2012Instructor of inaugural 6.002x course will step down as CSAIL director.
Current SHASS MacVicar Faculty Fellows reflect on teaching at MIT
March 14, 2012New fellows to be named Friday; current SHASS fellows discuss the significance — and the sheer fun — of teaching the Institute's students
Graduate programs in engineering, management excel in new rankings
March 13, 2012MIT leads in multiple disciplines, says U.S. News & World Report.
Princeton Review names MIT a top school for video game design
March 7, 2012Undergraduate and graduate programs both lauded.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012