Robert Bishop, MIT economist and dean, dies at age 96
February 13, 2013A member of the MIT community for seven decades, he was a scholar of microeconomic theory, an innovative teacher, and a dean who helped expand the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
John Brisson appointed as director of MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office
November 20, 2012Professor of mechanical engineering will serve as the Institute’s liaison with SUTD leaders in Singapore.
Dr. Michael Kimmel visits MIT to talk about Today’s College Man
November 14, 2012Students and student affairs professionals from New England come together for a discussion on men and masculinities.
Department snapshot: Civil and Environmental Engineering
October 24, 2012From bacteria to bridges, CEE researchers tackle natural and built environments.
Physics department head honored for diversity efforts
October 9, 2012Bertschinger to receive honor from MAES-Latinos in Engineering and Science
Benson Rowell Snyder, former psychiatrist-in-chief at MIT, dies at 89
September 5, 2012
Budget authorization report offers new on-demand option
August 23, 2012
Soriero named 2012 Division III Administrator of the Year by NACWAA
August 3, 2012Director of athletics and DAPER department head among eight administrators honored.
Wrinkled surfaces could have widespread applications
July 31, 2012MIT team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
Schuh appointed head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
September 26, 2011Replaces interim department head Carl Thompson.
Paul Ha, director of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, selected as director of MIT’s List Visual Arts Center
September 9, 2011Is expected to begin new position Dec. 1
Sussman named interim director of MIT’s Engineering Systems Division
August 25, 2011Professor of civil and environmental engineering succeeds Yossi Sheffi
EECS head Chandrakasan announces new leadership team
July 13, 2011
Peraire named head of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
June 1, 2011Computational aerodynamics specialist succeeds Ian Waitz, who was named dean of engineering