MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’
May 2, 2012Online edX courses will open both universities’ classrooms to the world while enhancing on-campus learning.
Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26, 2012
May 2, 2012Robert Lepage dazzles MIT community during spectacular campus residency April 24-26.
MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
3 Questions: Alan Spoon '73 on fostering leadership for MIT students
April 29, 2012Founder of Community Catalyst Leadership Program discusses coaching relationships and skill development.
Corporation names members of Presidential Search Committee
March 8, 2012Panel includes 12 members of the Corporation and 10 faculty members; six students named to Student Advisory Committee.
A most excellent annual event
February 16, 201219 individuals and teams to be honored at the 2012 Excellence Awards.
Susan Hockfield to step down
February 16, 2012MIT’s 16th president led Institute in service to nation and world; met recession with unprecedented fundraising success and careful budget management.
MIT honors Martin Luther King Jr. at 38th annual breakfast
February 10, 2012Diversity and education among breakfast-table topics.
MIT faculty speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos
February 1, 2012Talks explore the mind/machine interface and the science of predicting the economy, among other topics.
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
DARPA administrators: Just make it
December 14, 2011Agency Director Regina Dugan and Deputy Director Ken Gabriel speak about revitalizing U.S. manufacturing.
Sal Khan to deliver 2012 Commencement address
December 6, 2011Online-education pioneer, MIT alumnus to speak to the Class of 2012 on June 8.
Chu: New materials could be transformative
December 1, 2011Citing historical examples, U.S. secretary of energy argues that the nation can still regain its manufacturing leadership.
Rebuilding American manufacturing
November 30, 2011White House working group convenes at MIT to examine how new technologies can create economic growth and more jobs in the United States.
Martin (1958) Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship dedicated
November 22, 2011Newly named and redesigned center to foster entrepreneurship at the school and around the world
MIT delegation attends Singaporean university’s groundbreaking
November 18, 2011Five-day, three-nation Asian trip includes meetings with Institute friends and collaborators.
Skolkovo Foundation and MIT to collaborate on developing the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
October 26, 2011Graduate research university part of new innovation center outside Moscow
President Hockfield takes the long view during annual State of the Institute forum
October 4, 2011MIT on solid financial foundation despite uncertain economy.