MIT plans to build new childcare facility
September 25, 2012When complete next year, the new Technology Children’s Center on Vassar Street will nearly double the Institute’s on-campus childcare capacity.
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip
September 24, 2012MIT team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling multiple medical tests on a tiny device.
Sports Shorts for Sept. 24: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 24, 2012Women's cross country gains No. 1 national ranking; volleyball wins MIT Invitational
Automatic building mapping could help emergency responders
September 23, 2012A prototype sensor array that can be worn on the chest automatically maps the wearer’s environment, recognizing movement between floors.
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
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CityDays celebrates its 21st birthday, and you’re invited
September 21, 2012Student registration for the CityDays Serve-Off open until Sept. 24.
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
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Sports Shorts for Sept. 17: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 17, 2012Women's soccer, tennis and volleyball all win opening conference games. Cross Country teams sweep titles at UMass-Dartmouth.
World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.
New freshmen take a swim, take a test
September 13, 2012Class of 2016 splashes its way through MIT’s mandatory swim test.
MIT's Man Vehicle Laboratory turns 50
September 13, 2012Celebrating anniversary with daylong symposium on Sept. 14
U.S. News ranks MIT sixth overall among U.S. universities
September 11, 2012Institute’s undergraduate engineering program is again ranked No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
Preview of an inauguration
September 11, 2012In addition to marking the beginning of L. Rafael Reif’s term as MIT’s 17th president, the festivities will celebrate the MIT community’s ethic of service.
QS ranking calls MIT the world’s top university
September 11, 2012QS World University Rankings also give the Institute top billing in 11 of 28 academic disciplines evaluated.
A world of OCW benefits: Powering career advancement
September 11, 2012Ziya Deniz Eralp’s search for management information and training led him to OCW and ultimately to MIT's System Design and Management Program.
Sports Shorts for Sept. 10: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
September 10, 2012Football opens with a victory, cross country teams help Boston Harbor Association
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
September 10, 2012Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.