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
Five from MIT named Fulbright scholars
May 1, 2012Two current students and three recent graduates will study abroad for the 2012-13 academic year.
MITx: What the students think
April 26, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
Through a glass, clearly
April 25, 2012MIT researchers find a way to make glass that’s anti-fogging, self-cleaning and free of glare.
Scientists worldwide propose Research Centers at Skolkovo Tech
April 23, 2012Researchers enter 129 submissions for interdisciplinary research centers as part of joint MIT-Russian project.
Facing the facts about our changing climate
April 18, 2012MIT researchers join Boston Globe panel in weighing climate risks and resolutions.
Sara Seager named co-winner of the 2012 Sackler Prize
April 18, 2012
Slideshow: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits MIT
April 11, 2012Brazil and MIT discuss possible future collaboration.
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 22, 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.