Sterilizing with the sun
February 26, 2013Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages.
Sports Shorts for Feb. 25: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
February 25, 2013Shin, Paturu win New England fencing titles; Kates named Academic All-American
Police find no evidence of gunman reported on campus
February 23, 2013Authorities expect to investigate Saturday morning tip that prompted an all-campus alert.
Students examine Russian networks in action
February 22, 2013MIT-Russia program sends 12 students to Moscow as part of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Networks” IAP course
MIT hosts American Junior Academy of Science delegates
February 21, 2013The Institution provides day’s worth of activities for more than 200 conference attendees.
Award recognizes students' commitment to public service
February 21, 2013The Priscilla King Gray Award is inspired by namesake's legacy of service and volunteerism at MIT and surrounding communities.
Six new institutions join edX
February 20, 2013Consortium doubles its institutional membership with the addition of universities in Australia, Europe, Canada and the United States.
AAAS annual meeting puts MIT science and technology on display
February 19, 2013The 2013 conference, held last week in Boston, featured research presentations, hands-on demonstrations.
Columnist discusses financial literacy at SWIM event
February 19, 2013Heather McGregor, Financial Times columnist and author, spoke to the Sloan Women in Management club.
Chinese students set their sights on an MIT future
February 19, 2013Middle and high school students from Beijing engaged in project-based hands-on science and engineering lessons at the Edgerton Center.
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.
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MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.