Lois Craig, former associate dean in the School of Architecture + Planning, dies at 82
April 19, 2012A trusted and valued adviser and colleague
Chancellor concludes review of 2011 Clean Energy Prize
April 12, 2012Finds rules were not broken, but competition needs improvements, including better guidelines on public presentations
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.
Four professors named 2012 MacVicar Fellows
March 16, 2012Broadhead, Kaelbling, Kaiser and Rose awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Anant Agarwal named director of new unit to advance MITx
March 16, 2012Instructor of inaugural 6.002x course will step down as CSAIL director.
New initiatives in graduate education at MIT
March 5, 2012Three new committees will advance important topics.
MIT’s financial aid budget will rise more sharply than tuition next year
March 2, 2012Undergraduate financial aid increase of 4.7 percent will cushion 3.25 percent increase in tuition.
Tania Baker named head of the Department of Biology
February 28, 2012Succeeds Chris Kaiser, who was appointed director of NIGMS
MITx prototype course opens for enrollment
February 13, 2012Online-learning initiative’s first offering, ‘6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,’ accepting registrants now.
MIT and SUTD open International Design Centre
February 9, 2012Aims to become the world’s premier scholarly hub for technologically intensive design.
James DiCarlo to head Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
February 2, 2012New department head succeeds Mriganka Sur, who will lead the new Simons Center for the Social Brain at MIT.
MIT to launch Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
February 2, 2012Based in School of Engineering but spanning all of MIT, IMES will be led by Arup K. Chakraborty.
Five-year effort by Campus Energy Task Force saves MIT millions of dollars, kilowatt-hours
December 21, 2011
What is MITx?
December 19, 2011Answering common questions about the Institute’s new approach to online education.
Robert van der Hilst named head of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
December 12, 2011Succeeds Maria Zuber, who led department for the last eight years.
Robert Silbey, former MIT dean of science, dies at 71
October 27, 2011'Excellent teacher' spent 45 years as faculty member, administrator.
What’s next for engineering education?
October 21, 2011Dean of Engineering to share his views on engineering education in the face of increasing need for innovative technical leaders.
Kaiser to lead National Institute of General Medical Sciences
October 18, 2011Cell biologist to start new position in spring 2012.
Corporation elects Israel Ruiz executive VP and treasurer
October 14, 2011
President Hockfield takes the long view during annual State of the Institute forum
October 4, 2011MIT on solid financial foundation despite uncertain economy.