September news flashes from SA+P
October 6, 2011Updates on faculty, students and alumni from the School of Architecture + Planning
Classes and academic research help launch companies
October 2, 2011A variety of course offerings are devoted to spurring new ventures.
MIT launches new Center for Mobile Learning
September 9, 2011Receives initial funding from Google Education.
New Artificial Intelligence Hall of Fame inducts four MIT professors
August 24, 2011IEEE Computer Society magazine honors AI pioneers in inaugural Hall of Fame.
Daniel Schmidt, neurobiology postdoc, wins cancer fellowship
July 19, 2011Brain-tumor researcher named among 18 fellows
Ethan Zuckerman, cyberscholar and activist, to lead MIT Center for Civic Media
June 23, 2011He will direct MIT's influential group of technologists and academics committed to empowering communities around the globe by inventing and testing civic media tools and practices.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Pioneering filmmaker Richard Leacock, former MIT professor, dies at age 89
March 24, 2011Inventive MIT filmmaker helped create cinéma vérité style with path-breaking documentaries
Success stories aplenty from the MIT Center for Future Civic Media
March 17, 2011Update from Center Director Chris Csikszentmihályi
In the World: Turning old oil into new mileage
February 24, 2011Brazilian waste pickers gain an inexpensive way to fuel their vehicles using leftover cooking oil.
Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?
December 9, 2010By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.