History of MIT
MIT community celebrates the life of Charles M. Vest
March 7, 2014Actions of MIT’s 15th president have ‘grown to inspire generations,’ Reif says.
Elizabeth Johnson, widow of former MIT president Howard Johnson, dies at 92
January 8, 2014Known for her ‘warmth, kindness, and gracious good sense’ during campus upheaval in the late 1960s, Johnson helped lead MIT at a divisive time.
Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72
December 13, 2013As the Institute’s leader from 1990 to 2004, he sparked a period of dynamism.
MIT’s Lobby 10 to be renamed in honor of fallen veterans
November 8, 2013Already home to war memorials, central campus location to get official new name: ‘Memorial Lobby.’
Commemorating the LORAN
August 9, 2013One of the MIT Radiation Lab’s first creations, a radio navigation system, recognized by the IEEE as a ‘milestone’ in engineering.
President L. Rafael Reif's Charge to the Graduates
June 7, 2013'I am certain you will use what you have learned here to make the world a better place.'
MIT Corporation elects 12 term members, five life members
June 7, 2013
Information on this week’s Commencement activities
June 4, 2013MIT advises graduates, guests to expect increased security measures for ceremonies on Thursday and Friday.
School of Engineering honors staff with Infinite Mile Awards
May 23, 201313th annual ceremony recognizes outstanding employee contributions.
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Remembering ‘Papa Flash’
January 4, 2013MIT Professor Harold Edgerton’s high-speed photography and sonar devices revolutionized ocean exploration.
MIT OpenCourseWare marks 10th anniversary of pilot site launch
October 5, 2012The first materials from 32 courses were published in a pilot site launched 10 years ago last month.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
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MIT's Man Vehicle Laboratory turns 50
September 13, 2012Celebrating anniversary with daylong symposium on Sept. 14
Preview of an inauguration
September 11, 2012In addition to marking the beginning of L. Rafael Reif’s term as MIT’s 17th president, the festivities will celebrate the MIT community’s ethic of service.