MIT plans to build new childcare facility
September 25, 2012When complete next year, the new Technology Children’s Center on Vassar Street will nearly double the Institute’s on-campus childcare capacity.
Automatic building mapping could help emergency responders
September 24, 2012A prototype sensor array that can be worn on the chest automatically maps the wearer’s environment, recognizing movement between floors.
‘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.
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
Also labeled: Collaboration, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Global Education and Career Development, Globalization, Inauguration, Global, Masdar, President L. Rafael Reif, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Skolkovo, Students, Electrical engineering and electronics, History, Linguistics, OpenCourseWare, Philosophy, Undergraduate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), MISTI, Online learning, D-Lab
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, Special events and guest speakers, Alumni/ae, Faculty, Students, Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Mechanical engineering, Urban studies and planning
MIT Postdoctoral Association marks its one-year anniversary
September 18, 2012
Fujimoto, Swanson awarded the 2012 António Champalimaud Vision Award
September 17, 2012Share honor with colleagues for pioneering work in the development of optical coherence tomography.
Preview of an inauguration
September 12, 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.
QS ranking calls MIT the world’s top university
September 11, 2012QS World University Rankings also give the Institute top billing in 11 of 28 academic disciplines evaluated.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Jay K. Lucker, former director of the MIT Libraries, dies at 82
September 5, 2012Longtime library director remembered as a mentor and consultant.
Benson Rowell Snyder, former psychiatrist-in-chief at MIT, dies at 89
September 5, 2012
Legatum Center's Modak wins Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship
September 4, 2012Given to individuals who wish to study music as a cultural force of expression.
Melvin H. Rodman, former medical director at MIT Medical, dies at 90
September 4, 2012As medical director, Rodman shaped MIT Medical into its present form, most notably in leading its 1982 move from Building 11 to its current home in Building E23.
New application expedites student appointment process
August 22, 2012
Keeping our hallways safe and clutter free
July 23, 2012Facilities will waive fee for removing items through the fall.
Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
Referral system at MIT Medical 'closes loop' in follow-up care
July 10, 2012An idea by an MIT Medical nurse coordinator led to a departmental referral system that improves communication among clinicians, outside specialists, and patients.
Quarter Century Club welcomes new members for 2012
June 6, 2012
June 6, 2012Innovations and traditions evolve with the history of MIT graduation.
ARTEMiS brings art to teaching of science and engineering concepts
June 4, 2012ART for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science an initiative launched last summer through MIT’s Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT).
Set for launch: student hourly appointment application
June 1, 2012Web-based application that automates creating and making changes to hourly paid student appointments at MIT goes live on June 6.