UAAP rolls out new website and system for IAP 2013
November 5, 2012Community members can easily browse Independent Activities Period activities by sponsor, category or date.
IS&T recommends community members wait to migrate to Windows 8
October 31, 2012IS&T is making Windows 8 Enterprise available for early adopters, but strongly recommends delaying the transition.
IS&T announces full support for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and higher
October 30, 2012Introduces several new features and changes, including new Notes and Reminders applications and a security feature named Gatekeeper.
How to communicate science visually
October 25, 2012In a new book, MIT’s Felice Frankel aims to help scientists and engineers improve the way they portray their research through photos, diagrams and graphs.
Benefits Open Enrollment for 2013 starts Oct. 30
October 25, 2012Relatively low premium increases and no major benefit changes this year.
MIT administers a record number of flu shots at the 2012 walk-in clinics
October 17, 2012
Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 16, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
MIT OpenCourseWare marks 10th anniversary of pilot site launch
October 5, 2012The first materials from 32 courses were published in a pilot site launched 10 years ago last month.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Leonard Lerman, former senior lecturer at MIT, dies at 87
September 28, 2012
MIT section tickets now available for Dalai Lama Center events
September 27, 2012Special offer ends on Sept. 30.
Slideshow: Community Inauguration Festival
September 25, 2012Saturday's events — including a road race, campus quest and global barbecue — marked the end of the week of festivities around inauguration.
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 23, 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 11, 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