Sal Khan salutes ‘the wizards of tomorrow’
June 8, 2012In commencement address, 1998 alumnus asks the Class of 2012 to perform a thought experiment in time travel.
MIT Corporation elects new members
June 7, 2012Hockfield named life member; 10 others elected as term members.
June 5, 2012Innovations and traditions evolve with the history of MIT graduation.
‘This is a dream I never dared to imagine’
May 16, 2012President-elect L. Rafael Reif greets the MIT community — and the world — as the Institute’s next leader.
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012As provost since 2005, the president-elect has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.
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William F. Brace, professor emeritus in EAPS, dies at 86
May 8, 2012Geologist helped develop systematic descriptions of key physical properties of rocks.
Woodie Flowers, a pioneer of hands-on engineering education
May 6, 2012Flowers and his former student, David Wallace, have created a fun, teamwork-based approach to learning the art of mechanical design.
Five from MIT named Fulbright scholars
May 1, 2012Two current students and three recent graduates will study abroad for the 2012-13 academic year.
3 Questions: Alan Spoon '73 on fostering leadership for MIT students
April 29, 2012Founder of Community Catalyst Leadership Program discusses coaching relationships and skill development.
Writing and Communication Center marks 30 years
April 27, 2012Thousands of community members served in one-on-one consultations.
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 24, 2012Original short videos, in collaboration with Khan Academy, aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
Time magazine names Lo, Sadoway among the world’s ‘most influential’ people
April 18, 2012Several MIT alumni also named to annual list.
Their own devices
April 17, 2012MIT’s Medical Electronic Device Realization Center aims to connect microelectronics with new health‑care tools.
March 26, 2012Inspired by a toy, the ‘buckliball’ — a collapsible structure fabricated from a single piece of material — represents a new class of 3-D, origami-like structures.