MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
MIT establishes Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)
April 12, 2012$1.5M grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will launch CAST.
Reif, Grimson: MITx aims to enhance on-campus education
April 6, 2012New online courses add value to MIT’s residential program, provost and chancellor tell students.
Four professors named 2012 MacVicar Fellows
March 16, 2012Broadhead, Kaelbling, Kaiser and Rose awarded the Institute’s highest undergraduate teaching honor.
Anant Agarwal named director of new unit to advance MITx
March 16, 2012Instructor of inaugural 6.002x course will step down as CSAIL director.
MathWorks makes multi-year sponsorship commitment to MIT OpenCourseWare
March 2, 2012Joins Dow Chemical and Lockheed Martin in OCW Next Decade Alliance to support global educational opportunity.
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.
MITx prototype course opens for enrollment
February 13, 2012Online-learning initiative’s first offering, ‘6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,’ accepting registrants now.
MIT and SUTD open International Design Centre
February 9, 2012Aims to become the world’s premier scholarly hub for technologically intensive design.
MIT to launch Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
February 2, 2012Based in School of Engineering but spanning all of MIT, IMES will be led by Arup K. Chakraborty.
What is MITx?
December 19, 2011Answering common questions about the Institute’s new approach to online education.
President Hockfield takes the long view during annual State of the Institute forum
October 4, 2011MIT on solid financial foundation despite uncertain economy.
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.
MIT and the Skolkovo Foundation of Russia reach agreement
June 24, 2010Opportunities for educational and research collaboration to be explored.