Spotlight stories

MIT 2030: A Capital Planning Framework for the Future—Israel Ruiz and Martin Schmidt, Faculty Newsletter, March/April 2012 issue

Inside an innovation ecosystem—History, proximity and serendipity make Kendall Square fertile ground for the next big idea, MIT News Office, 11/22/11

Next stop: Kendall Square—Tech hub attracts players large and small to support innovation, MIT News Office, 11/23/11

MIT injecting life into Kendall Square—School will spend $700m; some seek more housing, Boston Globe, 11/30/2011

As MIT rises, so does its city—School's growth a financial, cultural boon for Cambridge,, 4/4/2011

M.I.T.’s Makeover for the 21st Century—A 10-year plan costing $1.4 billion has transformed the area with 10 buildings by architects like Frank Gehry, Steven Holl and Fumihiko Maki, The New York Times, 10/12/10

In the news

“Episode 08,” an interview with Sarah Gallop, co-director, Office of Government & Community Relations on MIT 2030 and East Campus Gateway; WMBR radio broadcast Missed Connections, hosted by MIT graduate student Jenny Chen and Mark Moroso; 11/26/13. (Interview segments begin at 5:30 and 35:50)

East Campus/Kendall gateway study begins; urban design team selected; MIT and Cambridge community meetings set; MIT News Office, 10/29/2013

Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase; Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall; MIT News Office, 8/21/13

City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition; Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach; MIT News Office, 4/9/13

MIT faculty task force on Kendall Square issues report: Supports MIT’s plan to file rezoning petition; offers recommendations for path forward, MIT News Office, 10/17/12

Read a letter from Provost Chris Kaiser that includes a link to the Task Force Report on Community Engagement in 2030 Planning for Kendall Square, 10/17/12

Feeling the Kendall Square Bump n’ Grind Part II: Life Science Capital,, 5/7/12

24 hours in Kendall Square, Boston Globe Magazine, 2/26/12

The November/December 2011 issue of the Faculty Newsletter features several commentaries about MIT 2030, Faculty Newsletter, November/December 2011 issue

MIT, Pfizer hold groundbreaking for new biomedical research facility in Kendall Square, MIT News Office, 11/22/2011

Maseeh Hall formally dedicated—President Hockfield calls it 'central achievement' of Campaign for Students, MIT News Office, 10/14/2011

President Hockfield takes the long view during annual State of the Institute forum MIT on solid financial foundation despite uncertain economy, MIT News Office, 10/4/2011

Institute welcomes recently renovated Maseeh Hall to the neighborhood, MIT News Office, 9/16/2011

MIT Sloan School of Management officially dedicates new building, MIT News Office, 5/13/2011

MIT sells $750 million in taxable bonds at historically low rate, proceeds will support long-term campus development, MIT News Office, 5/11/2011

MIT moves forward with rezoning petition for Kendall Square, MIT News Office, 4/29/2011

MIT celebrates the official opening of the Institute's Koch Institute, MIT News Office, 3/8/2011

President Hockfield reports steady progress at annual State of the Institute forum, MIT News Office, 10/1/2010

Institute to host community brainstorming sessions on Kendall Square, MIT News Office, 9/15/2010

"Greenest" building in MIT history ready to welcome new MBAs, 8/23/2010

MIT continues outreach regarding Kendall Square redevelopment, MIT News Office, 8/10/2010

MIT explores plans for enlivening Kendall Square, MIT News Office, 5/28/2010

MIT opens new Media Lab Complex—Fumihiko Maki-designed building will support technological innovation, MIT News Office, 3/5/2010

MIT's Koch Institute gets NCI funding and cancer center designation, Mass High Tech site, 3/5/2010

Media Lab aims to elevate transparency—Brilliant design appears temptingly veiled, but allows researchers to peek,, 12/6/2009

MIT gets $100m for cancer center,, 10/10/2007