Obama hosts Dresselhaus, Graybiel and Luu in Oval Office
April 1, 2013The three MIT scientists are among six winners of the 2012 Kavli Prizes to visit the White House.
Polz to receive the American Society for Microbiology’s Elanco Award
March 29, 2013Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, who studies wild microbial communities, is the first ecologist to be selected.
Jarillo-Herrero, Lu named ONR Young Investigators
March 28, 2013Two assistant professors at MIT are among 16 recipients nationwide.
MicroRNA detection on the cheap
March 28, 2013MIT alumni’s startup provides rapid, cost-effective microRNA profiling, which is beneficial for diagnosing diseases.
Mary Boyce to lead Columbia University’s engineering school
March 26, 2013Mechanical Engineering department head named dean of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Faculty describe experiments with digital learning on MacVicar Day
March 22, 2013Participants discuss how they are 'reimagining the MIT classroom.'
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Peter Szolovits honored with Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence
March 20, 2013Professor cited for 'commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics'
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback
March 19, 2013
President Reif writes to MIT community regarding release of documents related to Aaron Swartz case
March 19, 2013
MITx version of introductory biology class has deep roots
March 18, 20137.00x brings an MIT classic online.
Four professors named 2013 MacVicar Fellows
March 15, 2013Griffith, Miller, Schulz and Teng awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Employee Resource Groups launched on campus
March 14, 2013ERGs are led by employees who share interests, issues and a common bond or background.
Goldwasser and Micali win Turing Award
March 13, 2013Team honored for ‘revolutionizing the science of cryptography.’
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
Radical Innovation course resonates with Italian industry professionals
March 7, 2013Sanjay Sarma urges Italian companies to capitalize on the country's innovative heritage to launch skunkworks efforts.
Two earn School of Science teaching awards
March 7, 2013Kelner, Mavalvala honored for undergraduate education
Mapping the early history of the moon
March 7, 2013In 41st annual Killian Lecture, Maria Zuber describes looking deep into the moon’s interior to chart its early history.
Allen Family Foundation grants Gore $1.5 million for research
March 5, 2013
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.