From the water to Washington
November 15, 2012MIT senior Noam Angrist works to reform education and health care through youth mentorship and economics.
Dr. Michael Kimmel visits MIT to talk about Today’s College Man
November 14, 2012Students and student affairs professionals from New England come together for a discussion on men and masculinities.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
Undergraduate Winters presents winning poster at APS annual meeting
November 6, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering junior wins one of three poster awards.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
The mysteries in materials
October 23, 2012MIT senior Shannon Taylor researches 500-year-old artifacts and art to understand and restore materials.
CityDays Serve-Off brings MIT student communities to the local community
October 22, 2012190 students serve at 13 local organizations.
Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 16, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Area Directors support students and the House Teams
October 1, 2012New area directors expand the support resources for students in residence halls.
A brain beyond borders
September 25, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.
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.
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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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.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.