Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
A champion of Creole
May 12, 2011Linguist Michel DeGraff is on a quest to give Haitian Creole its due as a respected language — and to help Haitian schoolchildren learn in their native tongue.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Martin Hackl's Experimental Syntax and Semantics Lab generates knowledge about meaning formation
February 15, 2011Role of linguistic form stronger than previously realized.
Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?
December 9, 2010By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.
Harrell convenes thought-leaders to catalyze new research informed by science, humanities and arts disciplines
December 2, 2010
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.