Volunteering, outreach, public service
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.
Columbus Leonard makes another big save
September 23, 2011MIT water polo goalkeeper recalls an eye-opening experience on a trip to Nicaragua last spring.
Preparing for the future with Amphibious Achievement
September 1, 2011MIT mentor program helps prepare Valdwin Etienne, a sophomore at the O’Bryant school in Boston, for what's ahead.
In the World: Design summit’s inventions find willing buyers
August 25, 2011Devices to improve lives in developing countries are so appealing that even the initial prototypes attract buyers.
With exponential growth, Camp Kesem at MIT prepares for its fifth session
May 31, 2011MIT's Camp Kesem, a student-run group, looks forward to making the summer better for kids with a parent who has or has had cancer.
Also labeled: Students
Tomorrow's MIT students
May 23, 2011High schoolers visit MIT as part of Fidelity, Teach for America program
Amphibious Achievement teaches valuable lessons in and out of the water
May 4, 2011MIT student group works with Boston high school students on academic and athletic skills.
Student engineers bring solar energy and clean water to Ugandan village
April 27, 2011Engineers Without Borders project also helps local health clinic.
Come explore MIT
April 26, 2011'Under the Dome,' the Institute's first open house in more than 30 years, features blimp races, the science of ice cream, a flying car and more.
Bilong, Lopes-Smith named MIT's 2011 YMCA Achievers
April 15, 2011
Celebrating women in public service on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day
March 8, 2011Funding from the MIT Women’s League supports women helping communities around the globe