Letter from the Chancellor
February 20, 2012
A most excellent annual event
February 16, 201219 individuals and teams to be honored at the 2012 Excellence Awards.
Susan Hockfield to step down
February 16, 2012MIT’s 16th president led Institute in service to nation and world; met recession with unprecedented fundraising success and careful budget management.
New system allows robots to continuously map their environment
February 16, 2012Algorithm to build 3-D maps requires a low-cost camera, no human input.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 13: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 13, 2012Men's basketball clinches NEWMAC regular-season crown; men's volleyball wins MIT Invitational.
MIT honors Martin Luther King Jr. at 38th annual breakfast
February 10, 2012Diversity and education among breakfast-table topics.
Proof that 'MIT Can Talk'
February 7, 2012IAP activity promotes campus-wide awareness of good oral communication skills.
Community Service Day draws volunteers from across the Institute
February 2, 2012MIT community gathers for an afternoon of public service.
Historian of science Charles Weiner dies at 80
February 1, 2012Longtime faculty member was a pre-eminent analyst of the political, social and ethical dimensions of contemporary science.
BIll Johnson travels the world in search of basketball
January 23, 2012Current MIT assistant coach's professional stops included Reykjavik and Sam Ramon.
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
Five-year effort by Campus Energy Task Force saves MIT millions of dollars, kilowatt-hours
December 21, 2011
Gene Chamberlain, longtime MIT staff member, dies at 91
December 15, 2011Worked in MIT’s International Students Office for 32 years
Residential Life staff celebrates new home
December 12, 2011Centralized office to promote collaboration between offices
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.
IS&T offers limited support for Windows Phone 7, will end support for Windows Mobile
December 9, 2011IS&T now offers limited support for Windows Phone 7 (WP7), Microsoft's latest mobile platform. All four major cellular providers carry Windows Phone 7 devices.
Mass. science teachers' association inducts Vandiver into hall of fame
December 8, 2011CEHS outreach and education director teaches abstract scientific concepts with LEGOs.
Marilyn Wolfson named 2012 fellow of the American Meteorological Society
December 6, 2011Recognized for longtime contributions to atmospheric, oceanic sciences.
Carbon capture? Go for the source
December 6, 2011New analysis shows pulling CO2 from the air would not be cost-effective in the foreseeable future.
MIT-Spain's Balcells, Perez-Breva recognized by Spanish government
December 5, 2011Program co-founders honored for improving scientific, academic collaboration.
Prepare now! Migration of Exchange mailboxes to Exchange 2010 Is under way
December 1, 2011IS&T is upgrading the campus Microsoft Exchange infrastructure from 2007 to 2010.