Chemistry Education Office named for Robert J. Silbey
October 31, 2013Speakers at the office’s ribbon-cutting ceremony praised the late chemistry professor for his contributions to science education.
How green is your city? And how do you know?
October 28, 2013In a new book, an engineer and an architect lay out a program for urban development based on the cold hard facts about environmental sustainability.
Jesús del Alamo named director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories
October 28, 2013A faculty member since 1988, del Alamo replaces Vladimir Bulović, who will co-lead the MIT Innovation Initiative.
Also labeled: Microsystems Technology Laboratories
Building culture in digital media
October 23, 2013Fox Harrell’s new book presents a ‘manifesto’ detailing how computing can create powerful new forms of expression and culture.
Grimson to assume key role in fundraising campaign; Schmidt to serve as acting provost
October 22, 2013In new capacity, outgoing chancellor will ensure that faculty and student priorities are reflected in the coming capital campaign.
Letter regarding new roles for Grimson, Schmidt
October 22, 2013
It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu
October 21, 2013Even if you missed the two walk-in clinics on campus this month, you can still contact MIT Medical to get a flu shot.
Adrift in a sea of change
October 17, 2013In a new book, MIT historian Rosalind Williams examines the deep tension authors Jules Verne, Robert Louis Stevenson, and William Morris felt about technology.
Peter Fisher named head of the Department of Physics
October 17, 2013A faculty member since 1994, Fisher succeeds Edmund Bertschinger as department head.
Also labeled: Physics
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Staff, Students, Alumni/ae, Community, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Residential life, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
CEE announces new leadership appointments
October 4, 2013Elfatih Eltahir is associate department head, Philip Gschwend is director of Parsons Lab and Daniele Veneziano leads Pierce Lab
Also labeled: Civil and environmental engineering
Semiconductor research pioneer Peter Wolff dies at 89
October 2, 2013
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedbackSubscribe
October 1, 2013