Special events and guest speakers
Liberty by Design
December 17, 2009Alan Davidson, Washington Policy Counsel and head of Google's government affairs office gives the Brunel Lecture on Complex Systems, hosted by Engineering Systems Division
Reporter’s Notebook: Where do we go from here?
December 16, 2009At MIT forum, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman Augustine and other aerospace experts discuss the future of human spaceflight.
Assessing the impact of ‘Climategate’
December 15, 2009At Dec. 10 forum, MIT faculty experts discussed what 'Climategate' really means for climate science and the ongoing policy negotiations in the Congress and at Copenhagen.
Reporter’s Notebook: Breaking the silence
December 8, 2009Actress Padma Lakshmi comes to MIT to raise awareness of endometriosis and help launch the new Center for Gynepathology.
Padma Lakshmi to help launch new endometriosis research center at MIT
November 30, 2009
Also labeled: Center for Gynepathology Research
Of Note: This weekend, students will ‘learn anything’ at MIT Splash
November 18, 2009With more than 2,500 middle and high school students from around the country expected to attend, this year’s event will be largest ever.
Of Note: Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week at MIT
November 15, 2009
Also labeled: Entrepreneurship
The MIT150 Symposia: call for proposals
November 10, 2009The MIT150 Steering Committee invites proposals for consideration in its symposium series.
Reporter's Notebook: Inventing language
November 9, 2009MIT’s Barbara Liskov, winner of the Turing Award, describes how she helped lay the foundations for today’s programming languages.
Race, Politics and American Media
November 9, 2009Juan Williams and J. Phillip Thompson discuss how the collapse of print and other traditional news and the rise of celebrity culture have contributed to the sharp decline of in-depth stories involving race and society.
Of Note: Google’s Davidson to present ESD’s Brunel Lecture
November 8, 2009
Also labeled: Engineering Systems
Energy, environment, health care discussed at annual Systems Thinking Conference
November 6, 2009On Oct. 22-23, MIT faculty and industry leaders discussed the need for a systems-based approach to tackle complex challenges such as health care, energy, and the environment at the 2009 MIT conference on systems thinking for contemporary challenges.
The Art of Science Television
November 4, 2009
MIT Sloan Management Review Editor to Headline at Opportunity Green conference at UCLA Nov. 7
November 3, 2009Opportunity Green 2009 and MIT Sloan Management Review Announce Panel Presentation on MIT SMR's New Global Study Special Report, "The Business of Sustainability," Featuring Nike as Case Study.
Energy researchers find Obama an eager student
October 26, 2009In the President's visit to MIT labs he showed keen interest, quick understanding and warm appreciation, say his hosts
'Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist'
October 26, 2009
Of Note: Astronaut Mike Massimino speaks at MIT on Wednesday, Oct. 28
October 25, 2009
President Obama lights up MIT
October 23, 2009Calls for America to lead the world in clean energy.
A note on parking and pedestrian traffic on Friday
October 22, 2009President Obama's visit will temporarily limit access
Multicultural Talent Development Symposium
October 21, 2009Upcoming panel discussion with diversity and inclusion leaders
Norm Augustine: The Mysterious Field of Engineering SystemsSubscribe
October 20, 2009