Special events and guest speakers
Higher-ed leaders meet to discuss future of online education
March 6, 2013Innovative pedagogical techniques and the effects of online-learning tools on on-campus education subjects of conversation at MIT- and Harvard-led summit.
Nate Silver presents forecasting work as antidote to ‘terrible’ political pundits
March 1, 2013In MIT talk, celebrated election forecaster offers critique of media, advice to students and hints about his future projects.
Former banking executive reflects on launch and rise of the ATM
February 28, 2013John Reed talks about the challenges and opportunities of working with a complex sociotechnical system.
MIT hosts American Junior Academy of Science delegates
February 21, 2013The Institution provides day’s worth of activities for more than 200 conference attendees.
AAAS annual meeting puts MIT science and technology on display
February 19, 2013The 2013 conference, held last week in Boston, featured research presentations, hands-on demonstrations.
Columnist discusses financial literacy at SWIM event
February 19, 2013Heather McGregor, Financial Times columnist and author, spoke to the Sloan Women in Management club.
Women's basketball squad meets with WNBA executive
February 15, 2013Paula Madison, chairman and CEO of the Los Angeles Sparks, discussed sports gender issues with MIT athletes.
What’s the cost and financial value of college?
February 8, 2013At MIT, experts say evidence shows the payoff from college education remains high.
CSAIL launches entrepreneurship initiative
February 7, 2013Aims to help students turn computer science ideas into successful technology startups
MLK Jr. Breakfast addresses elements of meritocracy
February 6, 2013Annual gathering features talks by former NBC executive as well as MIT students and administrators.
Flextronics joins MIT Forum Advisory Board
January 18, 2013One of world’s largest manufacturing and supply chain solutions companies will collaborate with board on industry challenges and opportunities.
Mike Molnar to deliver keynote at MIT forum
January 11, 2013US chief manufacturing officer will discuss President Obama’s proposed manufacturing initiative at MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation.
MIT Symphony Orchestra hosts impromptu musical tribute to victims of school shooting
December 15, 2012Area musicians gather in Lobby 7 the day after tragedy in Connecticut.
Final 2.009 projects make outdoor living better
December 11, 2012From rescue beacons to rain shields for bicycles, student innovations offer ways to improve experiences out in the elements.
LBGTQA Provincetown Retreat celebrates 10 years
November 29, 2012Annual retreat offers a place for introspection, community building
3 Questions: World energy outlook
November 27, 2012Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency, talks about the future of fossil fuels and the prospects for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
All that is solid melts into air: Tomás Saraceno visits MIT
November 26, 2012CAST visiting artist creates inflatable and airborne biospheres: speculative models for alternate ways of living.