Special events and guest speakers
MIT Open Houses since 1923: ice cream and hand-blown vacuum tubes
March 31, 2011On April 30, MIT will host an open house for the campus community as well as Cambridge and surrounding areas. In fact, this is a continuation of a long tradition.
Energy Conference spotlights military's green energy
March 22, 2011Student-led event featured assessments of non-fossil energy's future from leaders in industry, defense and research
Chinese property tycoon encourages entrepreneurship
March 14, 2011During talk at MIT Sloan, Zhang Xin details how she helped bring 'color to Beijing'
Alum-astronaut Robert Satcher: ‘We need to get everybody on board’
February 24, 2011Delivers keynote address at the annual Laureates and Leaders induction ceremony
Rivest unlocks cryptography's past, looks toward future
February 15, 2011Public-key system has worked and made Internet commerce feasible, but new systems are ready in case flaws are found.
Engineering leadership skills: sometimes a matter of life and death
January 31, 2011Gordon Engineering Leaders team up to build quinzee shelter during 'project engineering' course.
CNN's Martin to deliver keynote address at MLK Jr. breakfast
January 31, 201137th annual event taking place Feb. 9; registration required by Feb. 5
Alumni power fuels this week’s MIT150 economics and finance symposium
January 26, 2011MIT's strength in economics and finance education is manifest in this week's alumni-rich lineup of panelists.
3 Questions: David Briggs on playing the organ in Kresge Auditorium
January 13, 2011World-renowned organist restores an MIT tradition playing a free concert on one of the Institute's historic instruments.
Hockfield discusses science, innovation and MIT150 on NPR
January 7, 2011On eve of the Institute's anniversary, MIT president talks with On Point's Tom Ashbrook
Suresh discusses the role of engineering in the study of infectious disease
December 13, 2010In public lecture at MIT, former dean describes progress in understanding malaria.