‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
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.
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MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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Fujimoto, Swanson awarded the 2012 António Champalimaud Vision Award
September 17, 2012Share honor with colleagues for pioneering work in the development of optical coherence tomography.
QS ranking calls MIT the world’s top university
September 11, 2012QS World University Rankings also give the Institute top billing in 11 of 28 academic disciplines evaluated.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
September 5, 2012Undergraduate on a unique career track that intriguingly combines nuclear engineering and diplomacy.
Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop underway at MIT
August 23, 2012
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 5, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.
MIT and CNRS Sign Institutional Partnership
June 15, 2012International Joint Unit will be staffed at MIT with French researchers and MIT professors.
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology admits 21 to master’s program
June 7, 2012
Portugal’s foreign minister emphasizes commitment to ‘stability’ in Europe
June 6, 2012In MIT talk, Portas underscores country’s intent to stay the course.
Madrid-MIT Consortium holds international conference in Madrid
June 5, 2012Interdisciplinary dialogue among global leaders focuses on developing strong biomedical innovation ecosystems.
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies established in Department of Political Science
May 29, 2012Endowed chair established with a gift of $5 million from the Stanton Foundation
Legatum Center awards seed grants
May 23, 2012Program has now funded more than 100 projects since 2009.
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012As provost since 2005, the president-elect has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.
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Skolkovo Tech Research Center selection process moves to next stage
May 10, 2012
SUTD marks start of its first academic year
May 8, 2012Singaporean university, established in consultation with MIT, enrolls 340 students in its inaugural class.
Inventor honored for bridging innovation and humanitarianism to help millions globally live safer lives
May 2, 2012Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency