School of Engineering to explore collaboration with ITA
April 10, 2012Six-month evaluation will examine the feasibility of a collaboration.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: True Africa
April 9, 2012Improving access to local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
MIT students teach hands-on learning abroad
April 9, 2012MISTI Global Teaching Labs attracts students looking to share the Institute's unique approach to science and engineering education.
Reif, Grimson: MITx aims to enhance on-campus education
April 6, 2012New online courses add value to MIT’s residential program, provost and chancellor tell students.
A fight for rights
April 5, 2012In MIT talk, exiled Nobel Prize-winning activist Shirin Ebadi promises a continued ‘fight for full and complete equality’ for Iran’s women.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: wecyclers
March 27, 2012Incentivizing recycling in the slums of Nigeria
All the difference in the world
March 23, 2012In new book, economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson assert that above all else, political institutions — not culture or natural resources — determine the wealth of nations.
MIT-Germany Seed Fund winners announced
March 20, 2012Funds support collaborations between faculty and research scientists at MIT and in Germany.
Princeton Review names MIT a top school for video game design
March 7, 2012Undergraduate and graduate programs both lauded.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
In the World: How rainwater can meet clean-water needs
March 5, 2012Rainfall can provide an alternative to polluted groundwater in developing countries, but systems are needed to keep it clean.
MISTI Global Seed Funds 2011-2012 winners announced
February 22, 2012
Paola Cappellaro wins AFOSR Young Investigator Award
February 15, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering assistant professor is investigating a bottom-up approach to quantum information devices.
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.
MIT and SUTD open International Design Centre
February 9, 2012Aims to become the world’s premier scholarly hub for technologically intensive design.
Olesnavage wins 2012 Dean A. Horn Award
February 3, 2012Undergraduate lays the groundwork for detection of submarine groundwater discharge in Cyprus.
MIT faculty speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos
February 1, 2012Talks explore the mind/machine interface and the science of predicting the economy, among other topics.
Boyden named inaugural recipient of IET’s Harvey Engineering Research Prize
January 6, 2012Honored for his pioneering research contributions to the field of optogenetics, in which neurons are genetically modified to respond to light.