President L. Rafael Reif
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding release of documents related to Aaron Swartz case
March 19, 2013
Higher-ed leaders meet to discuss future of online education
March 6, 2013Innovative pedagogical techniques and the effects of online-learning tools on on-campus education subjects of conversation at MIT- and Harvard-led summit.
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
MIT report identifies keys to new American innovation
February 22, 2013From ‘Main Street’ firms to multinationals, improvements possible in funding of research, collaboration among manufacturers.
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.
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Office of Digital Learning to host open house
February 4, 2013Event to share opportunities and services from MITx, OEIT and OCW.
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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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.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
John Brisson appointed as director of MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office
November 20, 2012Professor of mechanical engineering will serve as the Institute’s liaison with SUTD leaders in Singapore.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
BP renews commitment to MIT with second $25 million pledge
October 26, 2012Company to provide $5 million a year to support continued energy-related research activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Slideshow: Community Inauguration Festival
September 25, 2012Saturday's events — including a road race, campus quest and global barbecue — marked the end of the week of festivities around inauguration.
MIT plans to build new childcare facility
September 25, 2012When complete next year, the new Technology Children’s Center on Vassar Street will nearly double the Institute’s on-campus childcare capacity.
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
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MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
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Preview of an inauguration
September 12, 2012In addition to marking the beginning of L. Rafael Reif’s term as MIT’s 17th president, the festivities will celebrate the MIT community’s ethic of service.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012Subscribe
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.