Rain doesn’t dampen excitement of MIT’s 2013 Commencement
June 7, 2013Dropbox CEO Drew Houston ’05 tells graduates: 'The people are the reason why there’s only one MIT.'
MIT Corporation elects 12 term members, five life members
June 7, 2013
Dennis Freeman appointed dean for undergraduate education
June 6, 2013Electrical engineering and computer science professor has lengthy record of leadership in teaching, advising and curricular innovation.
Information on this week’s Commencement activities
June 4, 2013MIT advises graduates, guests to expect increased security measures for ceremonies on Thursday and Friday.
Markus Buehler named head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
May 30, 2013An MIT faculty member since 2006, Buehler succeeds Andrew Whittle as CEE department head.
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Bexley to close at end of semester for up to three years due to structural problems
May 7, 2013Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo says helping affected students is his top priority; seniors permitted to stay through Commencement.
Police, district attorney looking for information on shooting
April 25, 2013Letter from EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz requests details from anyone who was in the vicinity of Main and Vassar streets on Thursday night.
‘He loved us, and we loved him’
April 19, 2013MIT community recalls fallen officer Sean Collier, who made a big impression in 15 months at MIT.
Vice President Kolenbrander updates MIT community on response to Boston Marathon bombing
April 16, 2013
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding Boston Marathon attack
April 16, 2013
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
MIT president, senior faculty and deans ask Cambridge to approve MIT’s zoning proposal
April 2, 2013Reif thanks City Council and the people of Cambridge for valuable input.
Mary Boyce to lead Columbia University’s engineering school
March 26, 2013Mechanical Engineering department head named dean of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback
March 19, 2013
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding release of documents related to Aaron Swartz case
March 19, 2013
Kaiser, Grimson launch Graduate Student Housing Working Group
March 18, 2013Effort comes in response to faculty’s 2030/Kendall task force recommendation; Kendall Square zoning hearings continue.
Israel Ruiz writes to MIT community regarding recent hoax
February 28, 2013EVP and Treasurer discusses dangerous campus disturbance.
Zuber addresses potential impact of federal sequestration on MIT research
February 28, 2013In a letter to principal investigators and researchers, MIT's vice president for research outlines the possible impact here.
Institute-Wide Task Force aims to sketch the MIT education of the future
February 6, 2013Saying ‘we are in the midst of an educational revolution,’ President L. Rafael Reif asks Professor Sanjay Sarma and EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz to lead an effort to envision the MIT of 2020 and beyond.
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Subra Suresh named next president of Carnegie Mellon University
February 5, 2013Former dean of the MIT School of Engineering to step down from NSF post.
Office of Digital Learning to host open house
February 4, 2013Event to share opportunities and services from MITx, OEIT and OCW.
Cambridge Ordinance Committee reviews MIT's Kendall Square zoning petition
January 25, 2013City Councilors set the stage for further discussion