Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
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
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Computer science and technology, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Graphical user interfaces, Online learning, User interfaces, Education, teaching, academics, Graphical programming interfaces, Programming, Crowdsourcing, Social networks, EdX, Undergraduate, Software, Big data
System Design and Management student establishes MIT’s first mining club
December 14, 2012Mining, Oil and Gas Club has sparked interest outside of MIT, notes Juan Esteban Montero.
Navy ROTC Leadership Lab — not a typical lab at MIT
December 14, 2012
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
Also labeled: Edgerton, Exploration, Learning, Ocean exploration, Student life, Community, Ocean science, Research, Volunteering, outreach, public service, Marine Robotics Team, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Civil and environmental engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), K-12 education
Bose Corporation and MIT students meet for speed mentorship
December 13, 2012Student-led social impact ideas furthered with insights from Bose employees and executives.
Final 2.009 projects make outdoor living better
December 11, 2012From rescue beacons to rain shields for bicycles, student innovations offer ways to improve experiences out in the elements.
Sports Shorts for Dec. 10: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 10, 2012Kuo, Lewis named soccer All-Americans; Silva named Regional Coach of the Year
School within a school: MIT Concourse
December 10, 2012A learning community in which MIT freshmen explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences in a small, close-knit community (with a kitchen!)
New financial aid system replaces paper-based award letters with online notification
December 7, 2012System provides better tracking of financial aid application and eliminates costly paper-based notifications.
Physics receives 2012 APS award for improving undergraduate physics education
December 7, 2012One of four institutions recognized
Sloan student is dressed for success — in her own line of clothes
December 5, 2012Aminata Kane MBA ’13 aims to have a positive social impact on the African continent while making great-fitting clothes.
Lindsey Anne Gilman: Better boiling for more efficient energy production
December 4, 2012
Building a better world
December 4, 2012From fuel cells to bamboo, and from Tanzania to Brazil, MIT senior Arfa Aijazi crosses borders and disciplines to make an impact.
Sports Shorts for Dec. 3: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 3, 2012MIT suffers first loss of season in men's basketball; Institute to host Division III men's volleyball championship
Nearly half of sophomore class enrolls in UPOP
December 3, 2012503 members of the Class of 2015 sign up for Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program.
LBGTQA Provincetown Retreat celebrates 10 years
November 29, 2012Annual retreat offers a place for introspection, community building
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Literature, languages and writing, Music, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Social sciences, Technology and society
Sports Shorts for Nov. 26: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 26, 2012McShane, Wharton named field hockey All-Americans; men’s, women’s basketball teams sweep weekend doubleheader