‘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
The Tech publishes letters from Professor Hal Abelson, President L. Rafael Reif
January 23, 2013Next steps described for analysis of MIT actions related to Aaron Swartz.
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding Aaron Swartz
January 13, 2013
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President Obama announces intent to appoint Maria Zuber to National Science Board
December 21, 2012MIT geophysicist nominated for 25-member governing board of the National Science Foundation.
MIT presents Kendall Square zoning concepts to Cambridge Planning Board
December 5, 2012Planning Board reacts positively; Institute is prepared to file rezoning petition
Maria Zuber appointed vice president for research
November 27, 2012Claude Canizares will take a new role as a vice president with responsibility for international partnerships.
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Martin Schmidt to oversee MIT’s industry-facing offices
November 27, 2012Associate provost will oversee Technology Licensing Office and Office of Corporate Relations; retains duties around space planning.