Institute-Wide Task Force aims to sketch the MIT education of the future
February 6, 2013Saying ‘we are in the midst of an educational revolution,’ President L. Rafael Reif asks Professor Sanjay Sarma and EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz to lead an effort to envision the MIT of 2020 and beyond.
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MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 4: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 4, 2013Men’s and women’s basketball both go 2-0 for the week; Burton, Kates earn Academic All-District honors
Addressing the complexities of meritocracy
January 31, 2013Goals of equality and inclusion are not enough, research shows, as MIT’s annual Diversity Summit seeks ways to further improve a merit-based environment.
Sports Shorts for Jan. 28: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 28, 2013Men’s basketball picks up pair of NEWMAC wins; Rifle second at Beanpot
Sports Shorts for Jan. 21: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 22, 2013Swimming and diving teams sweep Tufts; Indoor track and field teams compete at Harvard
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.
Tom Cronan named Athletic Trainer of the Year
January 17, 2013MIT's director of sports medicine honored by his peers from the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts.
Sports Shorts for Jan. 14: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 14, 2013Men’s volleyball ranked in preseason top-10; Sailing team 10th in Rose Bowl Regatta.
Protect yourself against flu
January 10, 2013MIT Medical provides flu shots, information on how to stay healthy.
Sports Shorts for Jan. 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
January 7, 2013Men’s basketball opens conference play with victory; Faculty Athletics Rep. Hank Smith honored by NFF
The What, Who, and How of DUE: Global Education and Career Development (GECD)
December 18, 2012Global Education & Career Development (GECD) comprises three complementary areas within one office.
Sports Shorts for Dec. 17: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 17, 2012Phillips named MAC Shooter of the Month; Desmaris named Regional Coach of the Year
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
Buongiorno and McKrell awarded more than $400,000 by CEA, France
November 27, 2012The researchers will investigate transient boiling heat transfer phenomena under rapidly escalating heat fluxes.
Ocean currents play a role in predicting extent of Arctic sea ice
November 21, 2012Discovery of feedback between sea ice and ocean improves Arctic ice extent forecast.
MIT Federal Credit Union seeks volunteer for watchdog group
November 20, 2012Students also encouraged to apply for hands-on board positions