Robert Rathbone, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 95
May 19, 2011Writer and editor helped shape Institute’s humanities program, taught skills for communicating science and technology.
Rambeloarison and Wang win inaugural Isabelle de Courtivron Prizes
May 19, 2011New MIT prize honors cross-cultural fluency — an ability key to leadership and success in today's global world.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Harrell convenes thought-leaders to catalyze new research informed by science, humanities and arts disciplines
December 2, 2010
3 Questions: Evelyn Fox Keller on the nature-nurture debates
November 30, 2010In a new book, prominent historian of science dismisses the ‘unanswerable’ question of whether heredity or the environment matter more in human development.
MIT students expand their horizons as Burchard Scholars
November 23, 2010Program brings together MIT sophomores and juniors with humanities, arts and social sciences faculty for eight elegant dinner-seminars.
Dower's Cultures of War named finalist for 2010 National Book Award
October 26, 2010Historian's book examines roots, causes of war through four historic events.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Said and Done: humanities, arts, and social sciences digest for December 2009
January 4, 2010