Award recognizes students' commitment to public service
February 21, 2013The Priscilla King Gray Award is inspired by namesake's legacy of service and volunteerism at MIT and surrounding communities.
Institute-Wide Task Force aims to sketch the MIT education of the future
February 6, 2013Saying ‘we are in the midst of an educational revolution,’ President L. Rafael Reif asks Professor Sanjay Sarma and EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz to lead an effort to envision the MIT of 2020 and beyond.
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Residential life, Staff, Students, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
The Tech publishes letters from Professor Hal Abelson, President L. Rafael Reif
January 23, 2013Next steps described for analysis of MIT actions related to Aaron Swartz.
Students take control of satellites on the International Space Station
January 15, 2013200 high-school students participate in MIT’s annual Zero Robotics competition.
Protect yourself against flu
January 10, 2013MIT Medical provides flu shots, information on how to stay healthy.
Students develop assistive technologies
January 8, 2013Undergraduate teams create helpful phone apps and devices for people with disabilities.
Also labeled: Collaboration, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Education, teaching, academics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Students, Disabilities, Digital technology, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
MIT Symphony Orchestra hosts impromptu musical tribute to victims of school shooting
December 15, 2012Area musicians gather in Lobby 7 the day after tragedy in Connecticut.
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
Also labeled: Edgerton, Exploration, Learning, Ocean exploration, Student life, Students, Ocean science, Research, Volunteering, outreach, public service, Marine Robotics Team, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Civil and environmental engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), K-12 education
School within a school: MIT Concourse
December 10, 2012A learning community in which MIT freshmen explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences in a small, close-knit community (with a kitchen!)
MIT Connect: explore the world of MIT through social media
December 3, 2012Want to know what’s up at MIT? Check out MIT Connect, an innovative social media portal recently launched by MIT’s Communication Production Services in collaboration with the News Office.
MIT Federal Credit Union seeks volunteer for watchdog group
November 20, 2012Students also encouraged to apply for hands-on board positions
UAAP rolls out new website and system for IAP 2013
November 5, 2012Community members can easily browse Independent Activities Period activities by sponsor, category or date.
MIT Medical sets out to increase breast cancer awareness
October 31, 2012Interactive event in E25 atrium offers information, education.
IS&T announces full support for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and higher
October 30, 2012Introduces several new features and changes, including new Notes and Reminders applications and a security feature named Gatekeeper.
MIT administers a record number of flu shots at the 2012 walk-in clinics
October 17, 2012
Provost releases faculty task force report on Kendall Square
October 17, 2012Supports MIT’s plan to file rezoning petition; offers recommendations for path forward