In the World: Cultivating creativity
May 9, 2011For some of the world’s poorest people, the biggest impact can come from fostering creative problem-solving.
In the World: New water-filter factory in Ghana
May 6, 2011After years of development, production of ceramic-pot water filters should soar with opening of new facility.
Moving climate change regulation forward
April 25, 2011U.S. chief climate negotiator, MIT panel examine the science and policy of global warming.
D-Lab’s Amy Smith receives the 2011 Olympus Innovation Award
March 29, 2011
MIT and the government of Malaysia sign long-term agreement
March 22, 2011MIT and Malaysia to create world-leading supply chain and logistics center
Chinese property tycoon encourages entrepreneurship
March 14, 2011During talk at MIT Sloan, Zhang Xin details how she helped bring 'color to Beijing'
In the World: Turning old oil into new mileage
February 24, 2011Brazilian waste pickers gain an inexpensive way to fuel their vehicles using leftover cooking oil.
GECD establishes exchange with Sciences Po in Paris
February 8, 2011
Shopper positioning system wins MIT Portugal Venture Competition
December 16, 2010
Bringing the MIT innovation spirit to China
December 10, 2010The new MIT Greater China Fund for Innovation awards its first research grants.
In the World: Turning waste into profit
November 19, 2010Students aim to improve Kenyan slum-dwellers’ access to basic sanitation — and generate renewable energy and jobs along the way.
Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down
November 2, 2010Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.
Andrew Bacevich on Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
October 18, 2010Presented by the Center for International Studies Starr Forum
3 Questions: George Shultz on nuclear disarmament
October 18, 2010The former secretary of state (and former MIT professor) discusses his ongoing campaign to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
OpenCourseWare: A Decade of Global Benefit
September 29, 2010Shigeru Miyagawa celebrates OCW’s accomplishments and shares one of the program’s many success stories.
In the World: Health care in the palm of a hand
September 27, 2010MIT-led student team develops mobile-device software to help improve health-care accessibility in remote regions.
MIT graduate transportation researchers reflect on work with Portugal
July 26, 2010City planning, civil engineering graduates supported by MIT-Portugal Program talk about long-term connections to Portuguese students, faculty, stakeholders in transport