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.
Catch the tweet stream: Alumni Leadership Conference
October 25, 2010See the tweets from this weekend's Alumni Leadership Conference, where presentations covered topics such as social media, the 150th-anniversary celebration, the Sloan Engagement Study, and more.
Sculpture by Spanish artist Plensa to be installed on campus
October 22, 2010Alumnus is lending the work to MIT for one year in celebration of the Institute’s 150th anniversary.
President Hockfield reports steady progress at annual State of the Institute forum
October 1, 2010MIT looks to the future after two years of budget cuts.