‘Set your sights on changing the world’
June 3, 2011At MIT’s 145th Commencement, Xerox chair Ursula Burns urges graduates to live so that they leave behind more than they take away.
President Hockfield visits, talks MIT’s 150th birthday with preschoolers
April 6, 2011
An annual tradition: celebrating MIT's excellent staff
February 15, 201119 individuals, 3 teams to be honored at Excellence Awards on March 1.
Hockfield discusses science, innovation and MIT150 on NPR
January 7, 2011On eve of the Institute's anniversary, MIT president talks with On Point's Tom Ashbrook
Susan Hockfield, Drew Faust appear on the Charlie Rose Show
November 10, 2010MIT and Harvard presidents discuss the power of American higher education
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Catch the tweet stream: Alumni Leadership Conference
October 25, 2010See the tweets from this weekend's Alumni Leadership Conference, where presentations covered topics such as social media, the 150th-anniversary celebration, the Sloan Engagement Study, and more.
President Hockfield reports steady progress at annual State of the Institute forum
October 1, 2010MIT looks to the future after two years of budget cuts.
Subra Suresh to head National Science Foundation
September 30, 2010MIT’s dean of engineering has been confirmed by the United States Senate to direct the largest supporter of non-medical basic-science research in the country.
Letter to the community on MIT’s engagement with Greater China
September 28, 2010MIT Greater China Strategy Working Group issues its final report.
Hockfield says research universities must help cultivate science, math teachers
September 14, 2010At a Brookings Institution event, the MIT president warns U.S. STEM-education gap to have ‘disastrous consequences’ on nation.