Global Education and Career Development
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
The What, Who, and How of DUE: Global Education and Career Development (GECD)
December 18, 2012Global Education & Career Development (GECD) comprises three complementary areas within one office.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, EdX, Faculty, Inauguration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Global, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Online learning, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Students, Educational Innovation and Technology, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), D-Lab
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
Also labeled: Collaboration, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Globalization, Inauguration, Global, Masdar, President L. Rafael Reif, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Skolkovo, Students, Electrical engineering and electronics, History, Linguistics, OpenCourseWare, Philosophy, Staff, Undergraduate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), MISTI, Online learning, D-Lab
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
September 5, 2012Undergraduate on a unique career track that intriguingly combines nuclear engineering and diplomacy.
Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype course
July 16, 2012As the team behind MIT’s ambitious online learning program gears up to introduce new courses in the fall, it takes stock of its initial experiences.
MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’
May 2, 2012Online edX courses will open both universities’ classrooms to the world while enhancing on-campus learning.
MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
MITx prototype course opens for enrollment
February 13, 2012Online-learning initiative’s first offering, ‘6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,’ accepting registrants now.
Cohen, Hinckley named Gates Cambridge Scholars for 2012
February 9, 2012Two MIT seniors to pursue graduate degrees at the University of Cambridge.
MIT senior Stephanie Lin wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 20, 2011Student in biology, applied international studies will study at Oxford next year.
Joseph Aoun PhD ’82, president of Northeastern University, receives Muh Alumni Award
October 24, 2011Biennial award honors MIT alumni achievements in humanities, arts and social sciences.
What’s next for engineering education?
October 21, 2011Dean of Engineering to share his views on engineering education in the face of increasing need for innovative technical leaders.
IROP students around the world
October 21, 2011During the 2010-2011 academic year, International Research Opportunities Program students conducted research around the world in 18 different countries.
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.
Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down
November 2, 2010Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.
MIT Professional Education delivers its first course in India
January 11, 2010This week, MIT Professional Education is conducting its first-ever three-day course in India, “Airport and Airline Systems: Planning, Design and Management,” as part of the program’s new international outreach initiative.
MIT grad has Nobel connection
October 15, 2009
Entrepreneurship, government and development in Africa
October 6, 2009Hosted by The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship
MIT volunteers get an insider's view
October 5, 2009The Institute benefits each year from the efforts of some 9,600 alumni and friends who volunteer through MIT Alumni Association efforts. An annual conference brings volunteer leaders together to share community-building strategies (then share them online) and get a fresh drink from the fire hose.