‘He loved us, and we loved him’
April 19, 2013MIT community recalls fallen officer Sean Collier, who made a big impression in 15 months at MIT.
Vice President Kolenbrander updates MIT community on response to Boston Marathon bombing
April 16, 2013
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding Boston Marathon attack
April 16, 2013
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Ruiz writes to Academic Council regarding strengthened campus security
April 2, 2013Letter details planned improvements in emergency preparedness, emergency communication protocols and network-security practices.
Hoax email to MIT students claimed classes were canceled today
March 20, 2013The sender, an individual pretending to be President Reif, has apologized
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding release of documents related to Aaron Swartz case
March 19, 2013
Israel Ruiz writes to MIT community regarding recent hoax
February 28, 2013EVP and Treasurer discusses dangerous campus disturbance.
Police find no evidence of gunman reported on campus
February 23, 2013Authorities expect to investigate Saturday morning tip that prompted an all-campus alert.
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.