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.
Two MIT teams design winning solutions for New Orleans
December 6, 2010DUSP and architecture graduate students claim top prizes in the Chase Community Development Competition.
In the World: Turning waste into profit
November 19, 2010Students aim to improve Kenyan slum-dwellers’ access to basic sanitation — and generate renewable energy and jobs along the way.
News@MITSloan for Oct. 12
October 12, 2010
Legatum Center operations manager wins Peace Corps award
September 17, 2010Anna Omura and 8 other former Peace Corps volunteers are honored for commitment to community service.
iHouse receives 484 Phi Alpha Foundation grant
July 30, 2010$20,000 award will help fund international development projects for students in the living-learning community
Facilities EHS manager helping with Gulf oil-spill relief efforts
July 15, 2010Ed Akerley called into duty with U.S. Coast Guard
In the World: Breath of life
July 15, 2010Low-cost portable ventilator could be a lifesaver for people in remote locations and for hospitals in the developing world.
Winners of the ninth annual MIT IDEAS Competition announced
May 4, 2010More than $25,000 awarded to seven student teams that apply invention to improve lives
Swetha Kambhampati ’10 wins Merage American Dream Fellowship
April 21, 2010Biology senior honored for academics, leadership
Building peace between border zones, one diagnosis at a time
March 30, 2010Moca Lab project wins 2010 Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship
Changing the world through service
March 24, 2010Spring 2010 issue of Spectrum, the Office of Resource Development's magazine, is now available online