Education, teaching, academics
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 5, 2012Institute places No. 1 in discipline rankings for social sciences, life sciences.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 3, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
MIT LGO logs 25 years as a leader in manufacturing and operations
October 1, 2012
Understanding and predicting materials behavior
September 26, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering takes an interdisciplinary approach
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
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MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
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World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.
U.S. News ranks MIT sixth overall among U.S. universities
September 12, 2012Institute’s undergraduate engineering program is again ranked No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
QS ranking calls MIT the world’s top university
September 11, 2012QS World University Rankings also give the Institute top billing in 11 of 28 academic disciplines evaluated.
A world of OCW benefits: Powering career advancement
September 11, 2012Ziya Deniz Eralp’s search for management information and training led him to OCW and ultimately to MIT's System Design and Management Program.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
September 5, 2012Undergraduate on a unique career track that intriguingly combines nuclear engineering and diplomacy.
Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop underway at MIT
August 23, 2012