Volunteering, outreach, public service
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 25, 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.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: True Africa
April 9, 2012Improving access to local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: wecyclers
March 27, 2012Incentivizing recycling in the slums of Nigeria
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Recovers.org
February 24, 2012Out of a crisis that struck close to home, sisters develop innovative disaster relief solution.
MBA students raise funds for several charities
February 21, 2012
Education, empowerment and enlightenment through guided disassembly of your broken stuff
February 7, 2012Peter Mui ’82 holds Fixit Clinic XVIII at the MIT Edgerton Center.
Medicine, microorganisms and Mexico
February 6, 2012Biology major and Rhodes Scholar combines research and social service in the study of infectious diseases.
Community Service Day draws volunteers from across the Institute
February 2, 2012MIT community gathers for an afternoon of public service.
Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth
January 25, 2012Third annual Zero Robotics competition pits robots against each other on the International Space Station.
Students address hunger in MIT’s backyard
January 5, 2012MIT students establish new soup kitchen in Central Square
Mass. science teachers' association inducts Vandiver into hall of fame
December 8, 2011CEHS outreach and education director teaches abstract scientific concepts with LEGOs.
Brothers of Phi Beta Epsilon win first annual FSILG&D Community Service Challenge Photo Contest
December 5, 2011Students showcase photos of living group's community service work
MIT Science Policy Initiative petition urges Congress to fund research
November 14, 2011Student group’s ‘Stand with Science’ effort targets policymakers, graduate students
From Anchorage, Alaska, to 77 Massachusetts Avenue
October 26, 2011Exposure to engineering as a teen steers freshman Sara Falcone to MIT
Fellowship supports MIT Sloan students working on societal challenges
October 24, 2011A Q&A with two fellowship grantees, Dante Cassanego and Julie Lein.