Final 2.009 projects make outdoor living better
December 11, 2012From rescue beacons to rain shields for bicycles, student innovations offer ways to improve experiences out in the elements.
Sloan student is dressed for success — in her own line of clothes
December 5, 2012Aminata Kane MBA ’13 aims to have a positive social impact on the African continent while making great-fitting clothes.
Photo finish: Sloanies team up to create Bounce Imaging
November 21, 2012Low-cost camera targeted for first responders, military
When it comes to fostering innovation, student group says 'Do it!'
November 19, 2012Lady Gaga collaborator and Interscope executive highlights do.it@MIT’s wide-ranging approach.
Two MIT teams' work make TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012 list
November 14, 2012
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
Fear of failure
November 1, 2012Recent Legatum Center workshop discusses fear, and examines ways to overcome it in entrepreneurial pursuits.
D-Lab Scale-Ups program offers $20,000 in seed funds to MIT alumni social entrepreneurs
September 26, 2012Proposals for 'Phase II' one-year fellowships due Oct. 5
Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
Also labeled: History of MIT, Inauguration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Special events and guest speakers, Alumni/ae, Faculty, Staff, Students, Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Mechanical engineering, Urban studies and planning
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 5, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.
Matthew Orosz awarded Echoing Green Fellowship to further off-grid energy work
July 5, 2012Newly minted MIT PhD selected for two-year social entrepreneurship fellowship.
Essmart Global awarded grand prize in Dell Social Innovation Competition
June 15, 2012MIT IDEAS Global Challenge team wins $50,000 in international competition.
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology admits 21 to master’s program
June 7, 2012
Madrid-MIT Consortium holds international conference in Madrid
June 5, 2012Interdisciplinary dialogue among global leaders focuses on developing strong biomedical innovation ecosystems.
Legatum Center awards seed grants
May 23, 2012Program has now funded more than 100 projects since 2009.
CourseRoad, Dormbase win 2012 iCampus Student Prizes
May 23, 2012CourseRoad named grand prize winner; Dormbase named runner-up
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
MIT OpenCourseWare publishes new resource for entrepreneurship education
April 25, 2012Entrepreneurship course list supported by a grant from the NASDAQ OMX Foundation.
The robot revolution is just beginning
April 23, 2012Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.
IDEAS Global Challenge coordinator discusses intersection of innovation and public service
April 20, 2012Facilitated by Kate Mytty, competition will award up to $10,000 per team next month.
Chancellor concludes review of 2011 Clean Energy Prize
April 12, 2012Finds rules were not broken, but competition needs improvements, including better guidelines on public presentations
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: True Africa
April 9, 2012Improving access to local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: wecyclers
March 27, 2012Incentivizing recycling in the slums of Nigeria