Special events and guest speakers
President Susan Hockfield’s charge to the 2012 graduates
June 8, 2012‘Now is the moment for us to send you forth … to put MIT’s spirit and principles to work around the globe.’
Sal Khan salutes ‘the wizards of tomorrow’
June 8, 2012In commencement address, 1998 alumnus asks the Class of 2012 to perform a thought experiment in time travel.
Portugal’s foreign minister emphasizes commitment to ‘stability’ in Europe
June 7, 2012In MIT talk, Portas underscores country’s intent to stay the course.
Quarter Century Club welcomes new members for 2012
June 6, 2012
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
‘This is a dream I never dared to imagine’
May 16, 2012President-elect L. Rafael Reif greets the MIT community — and the world — as the Institute’s next leader.
Exploding the myths of manufacturing
May 10, 2012MIT conference explores the complex state of an industry showing signs of revival.
SUTD marks start of its first academic year
May 8, 2012Singaporean university, established in consultation with MIT, enrolls 340 students in its inaugural class.
McGovern Institute honors inventor of brain scan technology
May 3, 2012David Cohen honored for his invention of magnetoencephalography.
Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26, 2012
May 2, 2012Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26.
Writing and Communication Center marks 30 years
April 27, 2012Thousands of community members served in one-on-one consultations.
ESD Interim Director Joseph Sussman discusses the case for complex sociotechnical systems as a new field of study
April 27, 2012Delivers annual Charles L. Miller Lecture
Communicating the climate challenge
April 26, 2012New York Times’ Andrew Revkin shares lessons with MIT faculty, students at Earth Day colloquium.
The robot revolution is just beginning
April 24, 2012Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.