Power to the people
April 18, 2013From afar, MIT grad student Chidube Ezeozue devotes energy to his fellow Nigerians.
MIT and Haiti sign agreement to promote Kreyòl-language STEM education
April 17, 2013Initiative designed to help Haitians gain technical education.
MISTI to receive NAFSA 2013 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award
April 16, 2013Program honored for innovation in higher education
April 12, 2013MIT senior Paul Lazarescu uses his engineering talents to help people with disabilities and improve everyday technology.
With an educational ‘revolution’ afoot, Task Force on the Future of MIT Education to convene
April 2, 2013Idea Bank to solicit community input.
Six faculty recognized for Russian engagement
April 2, 2013Institute names inaugural Skolkovo Foundation Professors.
OCW provides challenges for talented young student
March 26, 2013Indian teen Tuhin Bagi uses MIT OpenCourseWare to enhance his studies and set his sights on future endeavors.
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Better buildings, better lives
March 15, 2013Whether working on clean water for a Ugandan village or studying concrete reinforced with natural fibers, MIT senior Marisa Simmons is a civil engineer looking out for the world.
Radical Innovation course resonates with Italian industry professionals
March 7, 2013Sanjay Sarma urges Italian companies to capitalize on the country's innovative heritage to launch skunkworks efforts.
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.
Exploring the brain, and the world
February 27, 2013Brain and cognitive sciences major Joy Ekuta researches, learns and teaches her way around the globe.
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
Chinese students set their sights on an MIT future
February 19, 2013Middle and high school students from Beijing engaged in project-based hands-on science and engineering lessons at the Edgerton Center.
Scaling Development Ventures conference goes digital in face of storm
February 15, 2013Speakers and attendees from around world convene online to share lessons learned on the path to 'scaling-up' products and services for global social impact.
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.
OCW brings educational opportunities to Sierra Leone
February 12, 2013Student builds robot from old toy parts using course materials from 6.270.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
MIT educational video program heads to Malaysia
January 15, 2013BLOSSOMS Initiative kicks off at the country’s University of Technology.
The high value of water
January 14, 2013Study: People willing to pay more for running water report much higher levels of happiness when they have it.
MIT students attend international talks on mercury
January 11, 2013Students will blog and tweet about their experiences in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tackling a global warming conundrum
January 11, 2013MIT professor and colleagues address major issue in climate science: greenhouse gases versus aerosols.