Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Letter regarding new roles for Grimson, Schmidt
October 22, 2013
Students prepare for real-world product development through hands-on collaboration
October 22, 2013
It’s not too late to protect yourself against the flu
October 21, 2013Even if you missed the two walk-in clinics on campus this month, you can still contact MIT Medical to get a flu shot.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 21: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 21, 2013Cross country teams sweep NEWMAC awards; volleyball captures MIT Quad Tournament title
High school students receive Lemelson-MIT Program invention grants
October 18, 2013InvenTeam grants awarded to students at 15 high schools nationwide to help bring their innovative ideas to life.
SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation
October 18, 2013EECS September kickoff reception features guest speakers Susan Hockfield and Ray Stata
Recommendation made to demolish Bexley Hall
October 17, 2013Decision based on building condition; process for next steps will include student input
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.
‘Cool’ invention wins first place at MADMEC
October 16, 2013Thermoelectric bracelet that helps people maintain a comfortable body temperature takes home $10,000 from MIT’s annual materials-science design competition.
Sports Shorts for Oct. 14: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 15, 2013Robyn Lesh to Represent MIT Sailing at National Championship; Women’s Tennis Completes Undefeated NEWMAC Season
Fighting for social justice
October 14, 2013With U.S. history and constitutional law on his mind, senior Cory Hernandez envisions a society that welcomes all — starting with MIT.
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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Sports Shorts for Oct. 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics
October 7, 2013Field hockey reaches highest national ranking ever; women's tennis sweeps weekly NEWMAC awards
Under the sea
October 1, 2013MIT senior Grace Young’s love of marine robotics will lead her to spend up to a month underwater this semester, collecting data and teaching classes over Skype to help save the oceans.