President L. Rafael Reif
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
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Reif to co-chair renewed US manufacturing partnership
September 26, 2013MIT president will help lead President Obama’s second-generation initiative to strengthen domestic manufacturing.
Achieving an innovation nation
September 24, 2013MIT report emphasizes need to turn U.S. innovation strengths into growth.
Vice President for Resource Development Jeffrey Newton to retire
September 19, 2013Seven years at MIT cap ‘a career of accomplishment in service to some of the nation’s most distinguished academic institutions.’
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Letter to the community regarding Newton announcement
September 19, 2013
Chris Kaiser to step down as provost, return to the faculty
September 16, 2013After nine years as a departmental and Institute administrator, biologist plans to return to his longtime interests in teaching and research.
Letter to the community regarding Kaiser announcement
September 16, 2013
President Reif to hold office hours during this academic year
September 12, 2013Open to faculty, students and staff
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
Letter to MIT community from L. Rafael Reif regarding release of Swartz report
July 30, 2013
MIT releases report on its actions in the Aaron Swartz case
July 30, 2013Professors Hal Abelson and Peter Diamond complete review.
Amar Bose ’51, SM ’52, ScD ’56, Bose Corporation’s founder, has died at 83
July 12, 2013Entrepreneur served on faculty for 45 years; championed long-term corporate research.
Rain doesn’t dampen excitement of MIT’s 2013 Commencement
June 7, 2013Dropbox CEO Drew Houston ’05 tells graduates: 'The people are the reason why there’s only one MIT.'
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Sal Khan: ‘I love learning’
May 9, 2013At MIT, alumnus describes his path to reshaping education through highly accessible online videos.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
DiFava, Reif, and a Massachusetts police lieutenant thank MIT for support
April 26, 2013In letters published in today’s Tech, MIT’s police chief and president thank the community for its support over the past week.
At MIT, Gov. Deval Patrick highlights clean-energy achievements
April 26, 2013Earth Day talk details Massachusetts’ accomplishments since the governor’s MIT speech five years ago, and outlines new goals.