The Archivist of the United States to speak at Convocation
April 8, 2011David Ferriero, event’s keynote speaker, discusses shelf serendipity, archiving in the digital age and MIT’s historic connections.
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 7, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
President Hockfield visits, talks MIT’s 150th birthday with preschoolers
April 6, 2011
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.
MIT Open Houses since 1923: ice cream and hand-blown vacuum tubes
March 31, 2011On April 30, MIT will host an open house for the campus community as well as Cambridge and surrounding areas. In fact, this is a continuation of a long tradition.
A difference maker
February 16, 2011Vannevar Bush PhD ’16, a unique figure in American history, transformed his country’s scientific establishment during its wartime hour of need.
A foundation for building
February 2, 2011How MIT’s first African-American graduate, Robert Taylor, became a prominent architect and brought the MIT philosophy across regional and racial barriers.
Alumni power fuels this week’s MIT150 economics and finance symposium
January 26, 2011MIT's strength in economics and finance education is manifest in this week's alumni-rich lineup of panelists.
A life filled with firsts
January 26, 2011Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member, opened the door for women in science, and founded ecology and home economics along the way.
Let your mobile phone be your guide: A new twist on the MIT Campus Tour
January 8, 2011Visitors with an iPhone or Android device can download the latest version of the MIT Mobile app, which includes links to the MIT150 website as well as a campus tour with a map, text and images.
Hockfield discusses science, innovation and MIT150 on NPR
January 7, 2011On eve of the Institute's anniversary, MIT president talks with On Point's Tom Ashbrook
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.