Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
Making MIT’s (750-pound) sesquicentennial cake
June 9, 2011See the five-day process that started at Montilio's bakery in Brockton ended with the MIT150 sesquicentennial cake — all 750 pounds of it — being devoured at Toast to Tech.
Reunion giving tops $60 million
June 7, 2011Tech Reunions 2011 brought a record number of participants to campus, drawn in part by the sesquicentennial celebrations. Reunion giving hit a new record.
‘Set your sights on changing the world’
June 3, 2011At MIT’s 145th Commencement, Xerox chair Ursula Burns urges graduates to live so that they leave behind more than they take away.
From Globe and Gates to Google and Guardian: Nods to MIT's 150th
May 13, 2011Special Boston Globe magazine on MIT at 150 published Sunday; search-engine giant and U.K. newspaper post pieces about the Institute's impact
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Spotlight on service
May 4, 2011IDEAS and Global Challenge competitions award nearly $150,000 to teams of public service innovators working around the world.
April 29, 2011From deep space to deep sea, two-day symposium examined MIT’s impacts and innovations.
'Under the Dome' security preparations
April 27, 2011A letter to the community from John DiFava, MIT director of facilities operations and security
Come explore MIT
April 26, 2011'Under the Dome,' the Institute's first open house in more than 30 years, features blimp races, the science of ice cream, a flying car and more.
April 14, 2011As part of MIT’s 150th-birthday celebration, computer science luminaries — many from MIT's faculty — gathered on campus for a two-day symposium.