IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Bounce Imaging
April 17, 2013The venture has developed a low-cost, throwable device for first responders to assess dangerous situations.
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Abudayyeh named a Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellow
March 27, 20132012 alumnus will use fellowship to support his studies in the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program.
Kaiser, Grimson launch Graduate Student Housing Working Group
March 18, 2013Effort comes in response to faculty’s 2030/Kendall task force recommendation; Kendall Square zoning hearings continue.
New rankings acclaim MIT’s graduate programs in engineering, business
March 12, 2013MIT leads in seven engineering disciplines and three business fields, says U.S. News & World Report.
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MIT student inventor Nikolai Begg receives Lemelson-MIT student prize
March 6, 2013$30,000 Lemelson-MIT collegiate student prizes awarded to inventive students at three leading universities
Leveson and ESD Student Society honored with Martore Awards
March 1, 2013Award recognizes outstanding contributions to an ESD academic program in the areas of education and program development.
How numbers can reveal hidden truths about sports
March 1, 2013MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference brings professionals and statistics-savvy fans together to study the games people play.
Livengood awarded inaugural Daniel and Eva Roos Engineering Systems Dissertation Prize
February 28, 2013New award recognizes outstanding dissertation in the ESD PhD program.
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.
Students examine Russian networks in action
February 22, 2013MIT-Russia program sends 12 students to Moscow as part of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Networks” IAP course
Columnist discusses financial literacy at SWIM event
February 19, 2013Heather McGregor, Financial Times columnist and author, spoke to the Sloan Women in Management club.
Beefing up public-key encryption
February 15, 2013MIT researchers show how to secure widely used encryption schemes against attackers who have intercepted examples of successful decryption.
Alumni share their romantic moments at MIT
February 14, 2013Slice of MIT recently reached out to alumni to ask about their most romantic moment at MIT.
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
Humans and robots work better together following cross-training
February 11, 2013Swapping of roles improves efficiency as well as robots’ confidence and humans’ trust.