Special events and guest speakers
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.
Engineering a safer world
April 23, 2012Workshop explores safety in nuclear power plants, occupational health, aviation and medicine.
Our gasoline-free future and how to get there
April 23, 2012Toyota’s Tom Stricker shares his view with the MIT community.
Neal Stephenson on science fiction, building towers 20km high ... and insurance
April 18, 2012
Next Make constructs peer-to-peer learning opportunities
April 18, 2012Students in Next House-based group teach each other the ropes ... and soldering irons
A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.
Slideshow: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits MIT
April 11, 2012Brazil and MIT discuss possible future collaboration.
Reif, Grimson: MITx aims to enhance on-campus education
April 6, 2012New online courses add value to MIT’s residential program, provost and chancellor tell students.