Special events and guest speakers
‘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.
Tomorrow's MIT students
May 23, 2011High schoolers visit MIT as part of Fidelity, Teach for America program
Lawmakers tour MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center
May 19, 2011
From Globe and Gates to Google and Guardian: Nods to MIT's 150th
May 13, 2011Special Boston Globe magazine on MIT at 150 published Sunday; search-engine giant and U.K. newspaper post pieces about the Institute's impact
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
'Under the Dome' security preparations
April 27, 2011A letter to the community from John DiFava, MIT director of facilities operations and security
Comparative Media Studies on display at MIT150 and Cambridge Science Festival
April 27, 2011
Come explore MIT
April 26, 2011'Under the Dome,' the Institute's first open house in more than 30 years, features blimp races, the science of ice cream, a flying car and more.
Aging drivers need to plan ahead for relinquishing the keys, experts say
April 25, 2011
April 14, 2011As part of MIT’s 150th-birthday celebration, computer science luminaries — many from MIT's faculty — gathered on campus for a two-day symposium.
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 8, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.