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MIT 1990-2004: The Vest Years
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The 14th Dalai Lama meets at MIT with neuroscientists and Buddhist scholars to explore how Western science and Tibetan Buddhism understand the human mind

Dalai Lama

Groundbreaking for Brain and Cognitive Sciences project. Designed by architectural firms Charles Correa Associates and Goody Clancy & Associates, project facilities will house the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, the Picower Center for Learning and Memory, and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Read more

Eric Lander

Broad Institute for genomic medicine announced with MIT’s Eric Lander as director

MIT’s plasmatron, a small device researchers believe could cut national oil consumption and noxious emissions from vehicles, is tested in a bus

MIT files an amicus curiae brief before the US Supreme Court in support of affirmative action in college admissions

Albert and Barrie Zesiger Fitness Center opens

Zesiger Fitness Center