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.
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Community, Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Residential life, Staff, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
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.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Student life, Computer science and technology, Digital technology, Entrepreneurship, Alumni/ae
Science students hold design-thinking workshop
January 22, 2013Program aims to help students gain perspective on new methodologies, improve overall research skills.
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
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.
Finding his voice
January 17, 2013First-generation college student Eric Trac makes the most of MIT — whether through medical research or community service.
Students take control of satellites on the International Space Station
January 15, 2013200 high-school students participate in MIT’s annual Zero Robotics competition.
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.
MIT students attend international talks on mercurySubscribe
January 11, 2013Students will blog and tweet about their experiences in Geneva, Switzerland.