High school students receive Lemelson-MIT Program invention grants
October 18, 2013InvenTeam grants awarded to students at 15 high schools nationwide to help bring their innovative ideas to life.
SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation
October 18, 2013EECS September kickoff reception features guest speakers Susan Hockfield and Ray Stata
Recommendation made to demolish Bexley Hall
October 17, 2013Decision based on building condition; process for next steps will include student input
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
‘Cool’ invention wins first place at MADMEC
October 16, 2013Thermoelectric bracelet that helps people maintain a comfortable body temperature takes home $10,000 from MIT’s annual materials-science design competition.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 14: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 15, 2013Robyn Lesh to Represent MIT Sailing at National Championship; Women’s Tennis Completes Undefeated NEWMAC Season
Fighting for social justice
October 14, 2013With U.S. history and constitutional law on his mind, senior Cory Hernandez envisions a society that welcomes all — starting with MIT.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
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Sports Shorts for Oct. 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 7, 2013Field hockey reaches highest national ranking ever; women's tennis sweeps weekly NEWMAC awards
Under the sea
October 1, 2013MIT senior Grace Young’s love of marine robotics will lead her to spend up to a month underwater this semester, collecting data and teaching classes over Skype to help save the oceans.
Sports Shorts for Sept. 30: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 30, 2013Men’s cross country attains highest national ranking ever; field hockey remains undefeated
Sports Shorts for Sept. 23: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 23, 2013Cross country teams sweep Southern Maine titles; Quisenberry earns NEWMAC Player of the Week honors
Accelerating startups, the MIT way
September 17, 2013MIT’s Global Founders Skills Accelerator — which focuses on ‘disciplined entrepreneurship’ — helps student teams build innovation-based startups.
Fans come out to support MIT football team in Calif.
September 16, 2013
Sports Shorts for Sept. 16: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 16, 2013Field hockey, football and women’s tennis remain undefeated; Kryitsis, Laux and Williams all earn Player of the Week honors
Energy and the developing world
September 13, 2013New student group aims to raise awareness about the developing world’s energy crisis.
Controlling the growth of semiconducting nanowires
September 13, 2013MIT doctoral candidate Sam Crawford has contributed to fundamental understanding of growth processes using metal seed particles.