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Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth
January 25, 2012Third annual Zero Robotics competition pits robots against each other on the International Space Station.
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Survey: Young Americans recognize the impact of innovation on U.S. economy and personal lives
January 25, 2012Lemelson-MIT Invention Index reveals barriers and drivers to becoming U.S. inventors.
Seminar challenges with systems approach to climate change
January 20, 2012Energy Systems and Climate Change Mitigation tackles the multidimensional challenges of climate change.
Alumni Class Funds seek proposals for teaching and education enhancement
January 19, 2012
What is MITx?
December 19, 2011Answering common questions about the Institute’s new approach to online education.
Gene Chamberlain, longtime MIT staff member, dies at 91
December 15, 2011Worked in MIT’s International Students Office for 32 years
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.
Mass. science teachers' association inducts Vandiver into hall of fame
December 8, 2011CEHS outreach and education director teaches abstract scientific concepts with LEGOs.
Sal Khan to deliver 2012 Commencement address
December 6, 2011Online-education pioneer, MIT alumnus to speak to the Class of 2012 on June 8.
The new NSE strategy
November 29, 2011Strengthens core, opens boundaries; seeks better integration of technical and societal issues.
ESD.00, Introduction to Engineering Systems, offers undergraduates a taste of the real world
November 23, 2011Examines how to tackle problems in large, complex systems such as energy, environment, health care and more.
Allen Lin ’11, MEng ’11 named Marshall Scholar
November 23, 2011Recent alum will hone interests in policy, synthetic biology through study in the United Kingdom.
MIT senior Stephanie Lin wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 19, 2011Student in biology, applied international studies will study at Oxford next year.
MIT delegation attends Singaporean university’s groundbreaking
November 18, 2011Five-day, three-nation Asian trip includes meetings with Institute friends and collaborators.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.