Better buildings, better lives
March 14, 2013Whether working on clean water for a Ugandan village or studying concrete reinforced with natural fibers, MIT senior Marisa Simmons is a civil engineer looking out for the world.
Exploring the brain, and the world
February 27, 2013Brain and cognitive sciences major Joy Ekuta researches, learns and teaches her way around the globe.
Award recognizes students' commitment to public service
February 21, 2013The Priscilla King Gray Award is inspired by namesake's legacy of service and volunteerism at MIT and surrounding communities.
Finding his voice
January 17, 2013First-generation college student Eric Trac makes the most of MIT — whether through medical research or community service.
Building a better world
December 4, 2012From fuel cells to bamboo, and from Tanzania to Brazil, MIT senior Arfa Aijazi crosses borders and disciplines to make an impact.
CityDays Serve-Off brings MIT student communities to the local community
October 22, 2012190 students serve at 13 local organizations.
Sports Shorts for Sept. 10: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 10, 2012Football opens with a victory, cross country teams help Boston Harbor Association
'Movember' at MIT: Changing the face of men’s health
November 30, 2011Moustaches sprout around campus all month in support of prostate cancer research.
Hockfield to co-chair U.S. manufacturing partnership
June 24, 2011MIT president accepts Obama’s invitation to serve
Amphibious Achievement teaches valuable lessons in and out of the water
May 4, 2011MIT student group works with Boston high school students on academic and athletic skills.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity takes home the inaugural Service Cup
April 25, 2011New competitions challenges MIT students to serve the community as a community.
Eyes on the prize for service
April 12, 201120 MIT student teams participate in the FSILG&D Community Service Challenge.
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 7, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
Celebrating women in public service on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day
March 8, 2011Funding from the MIT Women’s League supports women helping communities around the globe
How a simple phone call could provide Haitians with work
January 25, 2011Media Lab students deploy trial of free phone service in Port-Au-Prince to match Haiti's unemployed with reconstruction jobs.
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.
12 MIT students to participate in this year’s Four Weeks for America Challenge
December 21, 2010Working with Teach For America mentors, MIT students will be helping high school students develop solid math and science skills.