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.
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.
The right’s resistance to regulation
January 16, 2013Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades.
Chisholm, Langer awarded nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
December 21, 2012Two MIT professors are awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Q&A: Associate Provost Philip Khoury on foreign policy in the Middle East
December 20, 2012The Ford International Professor of History also talks about how an engineering school benefits the humanities and social science community.
Vehicle efficiency standards vs. a carbon tax: the costs and politics
November 14, 2012MIT researchers show merits of a carbon tax.
MIT a linchpin of major new USAID program
November 8, 2012Institute researchers aim to spur development and evaluation of useful technologies to help the world’s poor.
MIT, Intel unveil new initiatives addressing ‘big data’
May 31, 2012An Intel research center based at MIT will be the cornerstone of a new research project dubbed ‘bigdata@CSAIL.’
MIT seeks government backing to build new Lincoln Lab facility
April 25, 2012The Institute would arrange for a loan that would be repaid through the Lincoln Lab’s government contract.
A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.
MIT graduate students head to Capitol Hill to deliver research-funding petition
March 26, 2012More than 10,000 signed petition in support of science and engineering work.
Sen. Kerry tours Alcator C-Mod tokamak
March 20, 2012Project is at risk of being terminated due to proposed federal budget cuts.
The scoop on Coeus: It’s not just for grants.gov proposals
March 12, 2012Coeus is equally useful for preparing and routing other grant proposals, whether they are going to industry, foundations or federal agencies.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
Jens Hainmueller: A 'numbers' guy takes on pressing public policy issues
February 15, 2012Political science associate professor ties together qualitative and quantitative ways of thinking about politics and society.