Shankar Raman wins Levitan Prize in the Humanities
June 14, 2013The $25,000 award supports innovative scholarship
That ’70s show
June 13, 2013In a new book, journalist and MIT fellow Christian Caryl recounts the epoch-shaping political, religious and economic upheavals launched in the year 1979.
Dean Fitzgerald announces appointments to SHASS leadership roles
June 10, 2013
The strangely familiar browsing habits of 14th-century readers
May 23, 2013MIT professor’s book digs into the eclectic, textually linked reading choices of people in medieval London.
Melissa Nobles: Taking full account of the past
May 20, 2013MIT political science professor examines ways societies confront histories of racial and ethnic injustice
2013-14 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 2, 201331st class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
MIT and Haiti sign agreement to promote Kreyòl-language STEM education
April 17, 2013Initiative designed to help Haitians gain technical education.
3Q: Jeffrey Ravel on the French past and our future
April 5, 2013With MIT hosting a global French history conference, a look at the international growth of — and changes in — the field.
MISTI Global Seed Funds 2012-13 winners announced
February 5, 2013
Duflo, Lander, Lewin to lead spring-semester MITx courses
January 31, 2013EdX takes stock of last semester’s MITx courses; data will be used to improve education online and in the classroom.
Hard times in Chicago
January 18, 2013MIT anthropologist’s new book recounts the painful aftermath when steel plants suddenly closed in the American heartland.
AIAA honors David Mindell for ‘Digital Apollo’
January 8, 2013MIT professor’s book earns Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.
Life in BASIC
January 2, 2013Nick Montfort and colleagues examine cultural significance of computer code in new book.
Submissions now open for the Isabelle de Courtivron Prize
December 19, 2012
Historian Craig Wilder featured in new Ken Burns film
December 13, 2012The head of the MIT History section served as a consultant on the director's latest documentary, “The Central Park Five.”
School within a school: MIT Concourse
December 10, 2012A learning community in which MIT freshmen explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences in a small, close-knit community (with a kitchen!)