MIT Big Data Initiative launches transportation challenge, privacy working group
November 12, 2013New efforts aimed at improving the use and management of big data
Nancy Pelosi visits Plasma Science and Fusion Center
November 4, 2013
Reif to co-chair renewed US manufacturing partnership
September 26, 2013MIT president will help lead President Obama’s second-generation initiative to strengthen domestic manufacturing.
Achieving an innovation nation
September 24, 2013MIT report emphasizes need to turn U.S. innovation strengths into growth.
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
That ’70s show
June 12, 2013In a new book, journalist and MIT fellow Christian Caryl recounts the epoch-shaping political, religious and economic upheavals launched in the year 1979.
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
The new challenges for urban planners
May 8, 2013In MIT talk, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan emphasizes the need for creative urbanism in a time of economic strain.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
How to make factory conditions better
May 5, 2013After years of research into global production systems, an MIT political scientist is convinced that government, not just the private sector, must help keep workers safe.
At MIT, Gov. Deval Patrick highlights clean-energy achievements
April 26, 2013Earth Day talk details Massachusetts’ accomplishments since the governor’s MIT speech five years ago, and outlines new goals.
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
Commerce’s call to action
April 12, 2013In MIT talk, head of U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines business-oriented policy agenda.
City of Cambridge approves MIT’s zoning petition
April 9, 2013Kendall Square to be invigorated; approval gained through collaborative approach
Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
MIT president, senior faculty and deans ask Cambridge to approve MIT’s zoning proposal
April 2, 2013Reif thanks City Council and the people of Cambridge for valuable input.