Volunteering, outreach, public service
Daniel Jimenez named Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2013
February 13, 2013Alumnus to pursue graduate studies in engineering for sustainable development at Cambridge University.
Tom Cronan named Athletic Trainer of the Year
January 17, 2013MIT's director of sports medicine honored by his peers from the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts.
Finding his voice
January 17, 2013First-generation college student Eric Trac makes the most of MIT — whether through medical research or community service.
Inspiring the next generation
December 19, 2012Telling Your Story workshop connects scientist and engineers with teachers and in the process helps to demystify STEM and excite the next generation of learners.
Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
Bose Corporation and MIT students meet for speed mentorship
December 13, 2012Student-led social impact ideas furthered with insights from Bose employees and executives.
Building a better world
December 4, 2012From fuel cells to bamboo, and from Tanzania to Brazil, MIT senior Arfa Aijazi crosses borders and disciplines to make an impact.
Bringing the world to innovation
November 8, 2012With up to $25 million in new USAID funding, MIT’s D-Lab will gain greater ability to help people in the developing world find their own solutions.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams selected from national pool of student applicants
October 17, 201216 high school teams awarded up to $10,000 in grants to bring invention ideas to life.
Three Washington, D.C. biology teachers create online video lessons for MIT BLOSSOMS Program
October 12, 2012
A brain beyond borders
September 25, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.
CityDays celebrates its 21st birthday, and you’re invited
September 21, 2012Student registration for the CityDays Serve-Off open until Sept. 24.
Matthew Orosz awarded Echoing Green Fellowship to further off-grid energy work
July 5, 2012Newly minted MIT PhD selected for two-year social entrepreneurship fellowship.
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.
IDEAS Global Challenge coordinator discusses intersection of innovation and public service
April 20, 2012Facilitated by Kate Mytty, competition will award up to $10,000 per team next month.