Special events and guest speakers
At MIT, Dalai Lama calls for better stewardship of Earth’s resources
October 15, 2012Tibetan Buddhist leader urges a more enlightened view of self-interest in remarks at MIT conference.
Composing for loudspeakers: computer music pioneer John Chowning visits MIT
October 12, 2012The inventor of FM synthesis, Chowning revolutionized the music industry; saw a glimpsing into the future of music at the Institute.
MIT section tickets now available for Dalai Lama Center events
September 27, 2012Special offer ends on Sept. 30.
Slideshow: Community Inauguration Festival
September 25, 2012Saturday's events — including a road race, campus quest and global barbecue — marked the end of the week of festivities around inauguration.
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
Also labeled: Entrepreneurship, History of MIT, Inauguration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Alumni/ae, Faculty, Staff, Students, Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Mechanical engineering, Urban studies and planning
What the past teaches: meeting today’s global environmental challenges
September 18, 2012Atmospheric science pioneer Susan Solomon speaks on past environmental accomplishments, technology’s role and how history should be our guide to meeting today’s global challenges.
NASA-JPL director Charles Elachi talks about latest Mars mission
September 18, 2012Curiosity is the most ambitious planetary rover mission ever, but it’s just one of the many exploratory projects JPL is undertaking.
World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.
MIT's Man Vehicle Laboratory turns 50
September 13, 2012Celebrating anniversary with daylong symposium on Sept. 14
Preview of an inauguration
September 11, 2012In addition to marking the beginning of L. Rafael Reif’s term as MIT’s 17th president, the festivities will celebrate the MIT community’s ethic of service.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop underway at MIT
August 23, 2012
The future of global investing, the future of cities
August 23, 2012Two of several sessions from the Center for Real Estate's recent International Real Estate Forum.
Thompson presents world premiere of Viola Concerto by Wilson
July 12, 2012
Four Consulting helps student groups overcome organizational barriers
July 10, 2012Group of experienced student leaders taps tools and collective brainpower to solve wide range of problems.
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.