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.
President Susan Hockfield’s charge to the 2012 graduates
June 8, 2012‘Now is the moment for us to send you forth … to put MIT’s spirit and principles to work around the globe.’
Sal Khan salutes ‘the wizards of tomorrow’
June 8, 2012In commencement address, 1998 alumnus asks the Class of 2012 to perform a thought experiment in time travel.
June 5, 2012Innovations and traditions evolve with the history of MIT graduation.
CourseRoad, Dormbase win 2012 iCampus Student Prizes
May 23, 2012CourseRoad named grand prize winner; Dormbase named runner-up
Students hail selection of L. Rafael Reif as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012Members of Student Advisory Committee cite president-elect’s ‘strong leadership and a willingness to engage students’ as provost.
Some MIT freshmen get high-level advisors
May 11, 2012Top administrators ‘walk the talk’ by advising members of the Class of 2015.
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 24, 2012Original short videos, in collaboration with Khan Academy, aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
MIT students teach hands-on learning abroad
April 9, 2012MISTI Global Teaching Labs attracts students looking to share the Institute's unique approach to science and engineering education.
Reif, Grimson: MITx aims to enhance on-campus education
April 6, 2012New online courses add value to MIT’s residential program, provost and chancellor tell students.
Two MIT juniors named Truman Scholars
April 2, 2012McCord, Okuneye awarded $30,000 for graduate study toward careers in government, non-profits.
MacVicar Day celebrates the chemistry of collaboration
March 18, 2012Speakers honor Margaret MacVicar and Robert Silbey.
Four professors named 2012 MacVicar Fellows
March 16, 2012Broadhead, Kaelbling, Kaiser and Rose awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Current SHASS MacVicar Faculty Fellows reflect on teaching at MIT
March 14, 2012New fellows to be named Friday; current SHASS fellows discuss the significance — and the sheer fun — of teaching the Institute's students
Princeton Review names MIT a top school for video game design
March 7, 2012Undergraduate and graduate programs both lauded.
MIT’s financial aid budget will rise more sharply than tuition next year
March 2, 2012Undergraduate financial aid increase of 4.7 percent will cushion 3.25 percent increase in tuition.