Campus buildings and architecture
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
MIT and NSTAR celebrate energy efficiency success, extend ‘Efficiency Forward’ through 2015
July 2, 2013Since first agreement in 2010, MIT has reduced electricity use on campus by 15 percent.
Bexley to close at end of semester for up to three years due to structural problems
May 7, 2013Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo says helping affected students is his top priority; seniors permitted to stay through Commencement.
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Kaiser, Grimson launch Graduate Student Housing Working Group
March 18, 2013Effort comes in response to faculty’s 2030/Kendall task force recommendation; Kendall Square zoning hearings continue.
Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Renovation plans offer MIT opportunities to save energy, improve design
February 4, 2013Work aims to make the Institute more energy-efficient and to influence design standards in the construction industry.
Cambridge Ordinance Committee reviews MIT's Kendall Square zoning petition
January 25, 2013City Councilors set the stage for further discussion
MIT presents Kendall Square zoning concepts to Cambridge Planning Board
December 5, 2012Planning Board reacts positively; Institute is prepared to file rezoning petition
CPS unveils Flickr photo library with no-cost images available to MIT community
November 15, 2012
MIT plans to build new childcare facility
September 25, 2012When complete next year, the new Technology Children’s Center on Vassar Street will nearly double the Institute’s on-campus childcare capacity.
Jay K. Lucker, former director of the MIT Libraries, dies at 82
September 5, 2012Longtime library director remembered as a mentor and consultant.