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 feedback
October 1, 2013
With NIH grant, Kay Tye will take on obesity
September 30, 2013The MIT professor has earned a 2013 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to further her obesity research.
MIT researchers to play key roles in new Center for Integrated Quantum Materials
September 30, 2013Professor Raymond C. Ashoori will serve as co-principal investigator in the Harvard-led effort to develop new devices for quantum computing.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.
Faculty Highlight: Caroline Ross
September 27, 2013New techniques for combining complex oxide thin films promise electrical control of magnetic properties for data storage and computing.
Robert E. Ogilvie, DMSE professor emeritus, dies at 89
September 25, 2013
Dina Katabi and Sara Seager win MacArthur ‘genius grants’
September 25, 2013Two MIT professors are among 24 recipients nationwide of this year’s unrestricted $625,000 prizes from the MacArthur Foundation.
ACT professor among recipients of the Aga Khan Award
September 23, 2013Art, Culture and Technology Assistant Professor Azra Akšamija is one of the recipients of the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
September 20, 2013
MechE announces three new appointmentsSubscribe
September 19, 2013