Sports Shorts for Feb. 19: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 19, 2013MIT swimming and diving teams win NEWMAC championships; men's indoor track and field wins New England Division III title; men’s basketball shares NEWMAC regular season trophy
Women's basketball squad meets with WNBA executive
February 15, 2013Paula Madison, chairman and CEO of the Los Angeles Sparks, discussed sports gender issues with MIT athletes.
Alumni share their romantic moments at MIT
February 14, 2013Slice of MIT recently reached out to alumni to ask about their most romantic moment at MIT.
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 11: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 11, 2013Tashman, Low earn NEWMAC Player of the Week honors; men's volleyball wins at Mount Ida
What’s the cost and financial value of college?
February 8, 2013At MIT, experts say evidence shows the payoff from college education remains high.
CSAIL launches entrepreneurship initiative
February 7, 2013Aims to help students turn computer science ideas into successful technology startups
CEE students build model Guastavino vault for exhibit
February 6, 2013The students' vaulted ceiling replica is part of a touring exhibit now at the Boston Public Library.
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.
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Office of Digital Learning to host open house
February 4, 2013Event to share opportunities and services from MITx, OEIT and OCW.
Undergraduate contributes to fusion reactor advancement
February 4, 2013Jake Jurewicz, a nuclear science and engineering-physics double major, received a fellowship to develop new simulation and visualization software at the National Fusion Facility in California.
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
Legatum Fellows bring innovation to emerging markets
February 1, 2013Students see opportunities in the emerging economies of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
CME student wins design prize at Cambridge University
January 31, 2013Fareeha Safir discusses her award-winning microfluidics device and Cambridge-MIT Exchange program experience.
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.
Duflo, Lander, Lewin to lead spring-semester MITx courses
January 31, 2013EdX takes stock of last semester’s MITx courses; data will be used to improve education online and in the classroom.
MIT students create new medical devices
January 30, 2013Precision machine design class links doctors with students to find ways of meeting pressing medical needs for new technology.
ESD alumna wins Singapore Challenge Prize
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.
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
Student overcomes cancer to shine at internship and graduate
January 25, 2013Liz Katcoff (SB 2008) earns MBA and SM in Leaders for Global Operations program.
SuperUROP propels undergraduate research to next level
January 23, 2013Poster session showcases student advances in key technologies and attracts faculty, venture capitalists and industry sponsors.
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