Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72
December 13, 2013As the Institute’s leader from 1990 to 2004, he sparked a period of dynamism.
An economist with a goal
November 13, 2013MIT senior Jonathan Tebes sees economics as a way to alleviate poverty in the US, Tanzania, and beyond.
Hungarian President János Áder visits MIT Media Lab
October 30, 2013Four research groups host delegation in 90-minute visit.
MIT Portugal-affiliated conference gathers academics to discuss railroads
October 22, 2013
From Katmandu to Cambridge
October 16, 2013Nepalese doctor learns about U.S. healthcare system at MIT Medical
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 2, 2013Institute places No. 1 in the discipline ranking of engineering and technology.
In the World: Small Mexican village produces clean water with solar-powered system
September 10, 2013MIT-developed system runs autonomously, producing 1,000 liters per day.
MITx course aims to start worldwide conversation about global architecture
August 27, 20134.605x A Global History of Architecture offers fresh perspective on the principles and forces at play in the discipline.
An entrepreneur aims to work in Africa
August 21, 2013Graduate student Sarah Dimson is hatching plans for renewable energy and affordable housing in Tanzania.
Empowering women in Afghanistan
August 1, 2013By placing some women in local leadership positions, an innovative development aid program integrates women into civic life, and may have economic benefits.
Fourth Edition of Building Global Innovators announces the 20 semi-finalists
July 22, 2013Technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship initiative of the MIT Portugal Program produces tangible results
Daniel Hastings named director of SMART
July 18, 2013Former dean of undergraduate education will lead joint Singapore-MIT center starting in January.
MIT Portugal program renewed for another five years
July 5, 2013
OCW, MITx provide Myanmar student rigorous, high-quality educational opportunities
July 1, 2013Engineering student Thaw Tar uses MIT digital learning resources to study underwater vehicle design.
MEET builds ties, fosters innovation in the Middle East
June 25, 2013Middle East Education through Technology program brings together Israeli and Palestinian youths with a shared passion for technology and entrepreneurship
LINC 2013 explores global technology-enabled learning
June 19, 2013Conference examines realities and potential of online global education
Students take their LGO tools to African clinics
June 12, 2013Students in Global Health Delivery Lab course help deliver health care to resource-limited areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
MPC associate director visits Collegium members in Asia
June 3, 2013Mark Beals, in collaboration with the MIT Industrial Liaison Program, visited Thailand, Taiwan and Japan in early April.
Helping the world accelerate support for entrepreneurship
May 29, 2013Two-year MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program now accepting new applicants
Diving into nuclear policy
May 28, 2013Whether he’s in a Navy submarine or in Washington, you’ll find MIT senior Cameron McCord at the intersection of nuclear engineering, policy and service.
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