Awards, honors and fellowships
Essmart Global awarded grand prize in Dell Social Innovation Competition
June 15, 2012MIT IDEAS Global Challenge team wins $50,000 in international competition.
Glen Urban, former MIT Sloan dean, retires to focus on research; leaves behind $1 million gift
June 11, 2012Establishes a PhD marketing fellowship at the school
Physicist and entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Quake honored with $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2012Recognized for biomedical discoveries and commercialization of inventions revolutionizing human health
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
Sports Shorts for May 22: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 22, 2012Mangrum Selected All-Region; Taylor Named New England Coach of the Year.
MIT awarded more than $2 million in NEUP grants, fellowships
May 21, 2012Includes $1.65 million in Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs grants and $450,000 in graduate student fellowships.
Sports Shorts for May 14: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 14, 2012MIT leads NEWMAC in Academic All-Conference honors; men's tennis reaches third round of NCAA tournament.
2012–13 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 10, 201230th class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
Sports Shorts for May 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
May 7, 2012Men's track and field wins New England Division III Championship; three Engineers named to Capital One Academic All-District Team for baseball
Faster fourier transform named one of world’s most important emerging technologies
May 7, 2012
Alumnus, incoming MBA student win Soros Fellowships
May 7, 2012
Gradečak wins Nano Letters young investigator award
May 7, 2012Materials science and engineering professor studies nanophotonics and electronics.
Robinson wins prestigious Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
May 3, 2012First-year doctoral student earns DoE honor.
Four MIT professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
May 3, 2012Liskov, Suresh, Townsend and Young bring to 78 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.
MIT Federal Credit Union recognizes winners of its Memorial Scholarship and People Helping People Award
May 3, 2012
Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26, 2012
May 2, 2012Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26.
Inventor honored for bridging innovation and humanitarianism to help millions globally live safer lives
May 2, 2012Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency