Awards, honors and fellowships
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
December 3, 2012Recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Sports Shorts for Dec. 3: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
December 3, 2012MIT suffers first loss of season in men's basketball; Institute to host Division III men's volleyball championship
Varanasi selected as outstanding young manufacturing engineer by SME
November 30, 2012MIT professor of mechanical engineering is one of just seven recipients of the award this year.
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Literature, languages and writing, Music, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Social sciences, Students, Technology and society
Buongiorno and McKrell awarded more than $400,000 by CEA, France
November 27, 2012The researchers will investigate transient boiling heat transfer phenomena under rapidly escalating heat fluxes.
Ozdaglar selected as the inaugural Steven and Renee Finn Innovation Fellow
November 27, 2012The fellowship provides tenured, mid-career faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineer and Computer Science with resources for up to three years to pursue new research and development paths.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 26: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 26, 2012McShane, Wharton named field hockey All-Americans; men’s, women’s basketball teams sweep weekend doubleheader
Sports Shorts for Nov. 20: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 20, 2012Taylor named All-American; Manion named Elite 89 Award recipient; men’s basketball opens with a pair of wins
Two MIT teams' work make TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012 list
November 14, 2012
2012-13 Xerox-MIT fellows celebrated
November 13, 2012Fellowship program was established to support top-tier engineering students — especially women and other groups traditionally underrepresented.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 13: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 13, 2012Women’s cross country wins NCAA regional meet, advances to NCAA Championships; women’s soccer advances to NCAA Sweet 16.
Zue awarded Okawa Prize
November 9, 2012Honored for work in speech science and spoken-language systems
Three awards for MIT research in anthropology, economics and political science
November 9, 2012Mikusheva receives Elaine Bennett Research Prize; Petersen wins Distinguished Book Award; Helmreich wins Rachel Carson Prize.
MIT a linchpin of major new USAID program
November 8, 2012Institute researchers aim to spur development and evaluation of useful technologies to help the world’s poor.
Engineers win six of seven fall NEWMAC Championships
November 8, 2012Varsity athletics has a record-breaking fall season.
Undergraduate Winters presents winning poster at APS annual meeting
November 6, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering junior wins one of three poster awards.
Sports Shorts for Nov. 6: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
November 5, 2012Three Engineer teams win NEWMAC titles; water polo defeats Harvard for second time this season.
MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
MIT sailing receives trio of ICSA All-Academic Team honors
October 31, 2012
Peterson named National Scholar-Athlete by National Football Foundation
October 30, 2012MIT football co-captain is one of 15 honorees from across all divisions of college football selected for the award.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 30: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 30, 2012Men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis all capture NEWMAC Conference championships; football clinches first winning record since 1999.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 22: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 22, 2012Football and women's soccer score victories over ranked opponents; men's basketball No. 1 in preseason poll.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams selected from national pool of student applicants
October 17, 201216 high school teams awarded up to $10,000 in grants to bring invention ideas to life.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 15: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 15, 2012Women's volleyball captures MIT Quad Tournament; women's tennis pair wins NEWITT B Flight title