MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
Israel Ruiz writes to MIT community regarding recent hoax
February 28, 2013EVP and Treasurer discusses dangerous campus disturbance.
Zuber addresses potential impact of federal sequestration on MIT research
February 28, 2013In a letter to principal investigators and researchers, MIT's vice president for research outlines the possible impact here.
Q&A: U.S. immigration policy and entrepreneurship
February 28, 2013MIT’s Bill Aulet, Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook and Edward Roberts discuss the challenges facing foreign-born entrepreneurs under U.S. immigration policy.
Demaine named Presburger Award recipient
February 25, 2013Professor Erik Demaine was cited for his contributions to computational geometry and data structures.
Police find no evidence of gunman reported on campus
February 23, 2013Authorities expect to investigate Saturday morning tip that prompted an all-campus alert.
MIT hosts American Junior Academy of Science delegates
February 21, 2013The Institution provides day’s worth of activities for more than 200 conference attendees.
Award recognizes students' commitment to public service
February 21, 2013The Priscilla King Gray Award is inspired by namesake's legacy of service and volunteerism at MIT and surrounding communities.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
February 20, 2013
Chandrakasan honored at ISSCC’s 60th Plenary Session
February 20, 2013Anantha P. Chandrakasan earns prestigious award for outstanding contributions to his field.
Six MIT researchers win Sloan Research Fellowships
February 19, 2013MIT researchers specializing in economics, mathematics, chemistry and physics are among 126 selected.
AAAS annual meeting puts MIT science and technology on display
February 19, 2013The 2013 conference, held last week in Boston, featured research presentations, hands-on demonstrations.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Liskov named Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
February 14, 2013
The relationship between child’s play and scientific exploration
February 14, 2013Laura Schulz finds that babies learning about the world have much in common with scientists.
Robert Bishop, MIT economist and dean, dies at age 96
February 13, 2013A member of the MIT community for seven decades, he was a scholar of microeconomic theory, an innovative teacher, and a dean who helped expand the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Olivier de Weck named editor-in-chief of Systems Engineering
February 12, 2013MIT professor to helm flagship journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
Nevin S. Scrimshaw, pioneer in nutrition research, dies at 95
February 11, 2013Institute Professor emeritus and recipient of the World Food Prize was the founder of MIT’s former Department of Nutrition and Food Science.
Also labeled: Obituaries
MIT engineers elected to national academy
February 7, 2013Three engineers are among this year’s 69 new National Academy of Engineering members.