New application expedites student appointment process
August 22, 2012
Teaching a microbe to make fuel
August 20, 2012Genetically modified organism could turn carbon dioxide or waste products into a gasoline-compatible transportation fuel.
Lincoln Lab debuts new program for young engineers on the RISE
August 16, 2012
MIT and peer institutions file Supreme Court amicus brief supporting consideration of race in admissions
August 14, 2012The Institute and 13 other leading universities reaffirm the value of diversity as justices consider a challenge to undergraduate admissions policies at the University of Texas.
ChemLab Boot Camp: MIT OpenCourseWare launches reality series
August 14, 2012A new series of videos to be published this fall follows 14 MIT freshmen through their introduction to hands-on science.
Barker Library's reading room temporarily closed in August
August 8, 2012Renovations will create a 24-hour study space under the Dome
CEE's Humbyrd wins School of Engineering teaching and mentoring award
August 8, 2012Award recognizes and encourages extraordinary teaching and mentoring by a graduate student in the school.
New router enhances the precision of woodworking
August 7, 2012Handheld device precisely follows a digital plan with minimal guidance from a user.
Sana AudioPulse wins Mobile Health Challenge
August 7, 2012
DUSP, Consensus Building Institute team awarded grant for climate change role-play project
August 6, 2012Awarded $637,000 to develop joint project.
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 5, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.
Writing graphics software gets much easier
August 1, 2012A new programming language for image-processing algorithms yields code that’s much shorter and clearer — but also faster.
Simons Center for the Social Brain offering seed grants, postdoc fellowships
July 26, 2012Deadline for application is August 31.
MIT volleyball receives AVCA Team Academic Award
July 25, 2012
Keeping our hallways safe and clutter free
July 23, 2012Facilities will waive fee for removing items through the fall.
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 18, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
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Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
Four Consulting helps student groups overcome organizational barriers
July 10, 2012Group of experienced student leaders taps tools and collective brainpower to solve wide range of problems.
Richard wins 2012 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award
July 5, 2012
3 Questions: Physicist Christoph Paus discusses newly discovered particle
July 4, 2012Dozens of MIT physicists were part of the team that found what might be the Higgs boson. What does their discovery mean, and what’s next for particle physics?
Ubellacker completes Olympic Trials experience
July 2, 2012Rising senior Wyatt Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.) became the first MIT swimmer to compete at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials this week, racing in both the 50 and 100-meter freestyle events.