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
Support MIT community relief efforts in the wake of Chilean disaster
March 3, 2010
Revitalizing the land of plenty with affordable housing
March 2, 2010Students in Professor Jan Wampler's class, Architecture Design Studio, spent eight days designing affordable dwellings for farmers in Hawaii
GAMBIT Game Lab to raise Haiti funds with "Complete Game-Completion Marathon"
February 18, 2010On February 26-28th, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab will host the 2010 Complete Game-Completion Marathon to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti.
Graduate students Aditi Mehta and Jacquelyn Dadakis, awarded second place in JPMorgan Chase Competition
January 20, 2010Redesign of an urban grocery nets non-profit organization $15,000
Public Service Center coordinating information about MIT community relief efforts in Haiti
January 15, 2010Current information on the situation in Haiti can also be found on the Center for Future Civic Media web site
Researching and writing a thesis (and a blog) in Tanzania
January 6, 2010Mechanical Engineering major, Tish Scolnik ’09, is spending this January developing her thesis focused on appropriate technology for the developing world.
Four Weeks for America launches its third IAP challenge
December 14, 2009MIT students will spend IAP building the capacity of America’s underserved schools
Initiative targets poor farmers in Africa
December 1, 2009By understanding why Africa has not yet adopted technologies and practices that can dramatically boost productivity, researchers hope to improve farmers’ lives.
MIT Giving Tree launches its 18th year of community holiday spirit
November 30, 2009Help donate gifts to local children in the Boston and Cambridge area
News@MITSloan for Nov. 23
November 23, 2009
Of Note: This weekend, students will ‘learn anything’ at MIT Splash
November 18, 2009With more than 2,500 middle and high school students from around the country expected to attend, this year’s event will be largest ever.