History of MIT
The elusive capacity of networks
May 14, 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 19, 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 2, 2011A variety of course offerings are devoted to spurring new ventures.
Outside the classroom, students create future businesses
September 27, 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
The birth of electrical engineering
March 9, 2011The creation of the first electrical-engineering curriculum may have said as much about MIT’s educational philosophy as it did about the pace of innovation.
Four professors named MacVicar fellows
March 8, 2011Sanyal, Schuh, Verghese and Winston honored for undergraduate teaching excellence