History of MIT
‘This is a dream I never dared to imagine’
May 16, 2012President-elect L. Rafael Reif greets the MIT community — and the world — as the Institute’s next leader.
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012As provost since 2005, the president-elect has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.
Students hail selection of L. Rafael Reif as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012Members of Student Advisory Committee cite president-elect’s ‘strong leadership and a willingness to engage students’ as provost.
The elusive capacity of networks
May 15, 2012Calculating the total capacity of a data network is a notoriously difficult problem, but information theorists are beginning to make some headway.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 20, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
MIT Libraries receive papers of distinguished linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky
February 9, 2012Significant collection spans a long and distinguished career dating to 1955.
Real-time speech communication on packet networks named an IEEE Milestone
February 3, 2012MIT Lincoln Laboratory's role in this seminal R&D effort is honored
Classes and academic research help launch companies
October 3, 2011A variety of course offerings are devoted to spurring new ventures.
Outside the classroom, students create future businesses
September 28, 2011Members of MIT’s ‘entrepreneurial ecosystem’ say it abounds in resources to help the would-be business founder.
From Globe and Gates to Google and Guardian: Nods to MIT's 150th
May 13, 2011Special Boston Globe magazine on MIT at 150 published Sunday; search-engine giant and U.K. newspaper post pieces about the Institute's impact