Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
Bits of buildings: How is computing changing the architect’s job?
June 25, 2012In a new book, an MIT researcher looks at the influence of high-tech simulations on the profession of architecture.
MIT's Communication Forum conducts a conversation for scholars — and citizens
April 2, 2012Has explored media and change for more than 30 years
All the difference in the world
March 23, 2012In new book, economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson assert that above all else, political institutions — not culture or natural resources — determine the wealth of nations.
Current SHASS MacVicar Faculty Fellows reflect on teaching at MIT
March 14, 2012New fellows to be named Friday; current SHASS fellows discuss the significance — and the sheer fun — of teaching the Institute's students
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Profile: David Thorburn
January 12, 2012Professor of literature and director of the MIT Communications Forum on the past and future of communications.
Perreau receives Newton Fellowship from the British Academy
December 12, 2011Receives research associate appointment from Cambridge University
Townsend wins Laffont Prize in Economics
November 18, 2011Development economist to receive French award.
Samuels receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
November 7, 2011Japanese government honors political scientist for significant contributions to scholarship and promoting friendly relations.
Joseph Aoun PhD ’82, president of Northeastern University, receives Muh Alumni Award
October 24, 2011Biennial award honors MIT alumni achievements in humanities, arts and social sciences.
In Profile: Suzanne Berger
October 11, 2011A onetime student of French political history has become a leading figure in the battle to revive U.S. manufacturing.