massachusetts institute of technology

MIT 1990-2004: The Vest Years
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year 1997

Microgravity Science Laboratory launched on space shuttle

Mildred Dresselhaus, professor of physics and electrical engineering, long dedicated to improving career prospects for young scientists, becomes president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Mildred Dresselhaus

Council for the Arts at MIT celebrates 25 years

MIT undergrads help set up first web servers in Beijing and Shanghai high schools

MIT files amicus curiae brief in case challenging Department of Defense “don't ask, don’t tell” policy for the military, including ROTC

Media Lab’s microelectronic devices keep up with runners’ vital signs in Boston Marathon

MIT-Malaysia agreement to support the establishment of the Malaysia University of Science and Technology

Study of economic impact of MIT published: graduates have founded 4,000 firms. In 1994 alone, these firms employed at least 1.1 million people and generated $232 billion in world sales

Blizzard closes Institute on April
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April Fool's Day blizzard