Special events and guest speakers
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 Systems
October 20, 2009
The easy way to go green
October 19, 2009Alum's 'state-of-the-shelf' energy-efficient house is among a bevy of new ideas for curbing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions presented at MIT's annual Energy Night.
The Center for Engineering Systems Fundamentals lecture: Reflections on the Current H1N1 Flu
October 19, 2009
The Legatum Pericles Lecture Series: Challenges in Nation Building with José Ramos-Horta
October 19, 2009
Frances Beinecke, NRDC President, urges action on climate change
October 9, 2009
Entrepreneurship, government and development in Africa
October 6, 2009Hosted by The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship
Second Fridays Series begins at MIT Museum
October 5, 2009MIT Museum stays open late one evening per month. Free to all. Next program features hands-on activities on Oct. 9. The Museum will remain open until 8 p.m. every second Friday of the month and will feature faculty- or student-led programs.