Chisholm, Langer receive nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
February 4, 2013President Obama presented the two MIT professors with the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation on Friday.
MIT researchers win Pyke Johnson Award
January 15, 2013Karplus, Paltsev honored for their study on the impacts of vehicle efficiency standards.
President Obama announces intent to appoint Esther Duflo to Global Development Council
January 3, 2013MIT development economist nominated for presidential policy council.
Chisholm, Langer awarded nation’s highest honors for scientists and inventors
December 21, 2012Two MIT professors are awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
President Obama announces intent to appoint Maria Zuber to National Science Board
December 21, 2012MIT geophysicist nominated for 25-member governing board of the National Science Foundation.
Vehicle efficiency standards vs. a carbon tax: the costs and politics
November 14, 2012MIT researchers show merits of a carbon tax.
3 Questions: Charles Stewart sizes up the 2012 election
October 11, 2012MIT political scientist and voting expert weighs in on the state of the presidential campaign, the shifting demographics of America, and the tossup U.S. Senate races.
Presidential campaigns offer energetic energy debate at MIT
October 9, 2012Representatives of Obama, Romney camps lay out differences in crucial policy domains of energy and the environment.
Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
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.
Summers: To end slump, United States must spend
November 3, 2011In MIT remarks, former Treasury secretary calls for the ‘common sense’ cure of more government spending to spur growth.
Jaenisch receives Medal of Science at White House ceremony
October 24, 2011Among 12 honored by President Barack Obama on Friday.
Hockfield to co-chair U.S. manufacturing partnership
June 24, 2011MIT president accepts Obama’s invitation to serve
Department of Energy launches startup-friendly program
March 29, 2011At MIT, Energy Secretary Chu announces ‘Next Top Energy Innovator’ program, and White House officials tout commitment to helping startups.
Lindquist receives National Medal of Science
November 18, 2010President Obama presents nation’s top science awards at White House ceremony Wednesday.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grants awarded to high schools nationwide
October 18, 2010Grants meant to inspire teens to improve the world through invention; awarded to 14 high schools