Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 25, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
The mysteries in materials
October 24, 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 17, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 3, 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 26, 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 25, 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 12, 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.
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 6, 2012Innovations and traditions evolve with the history of MIT graduation.