Department snapshot: Mechanical Engineering
October 16, 2012More MechE students choose to design their own education.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
Area Directors support students and the House Teams
October 1, 2012New area directors expand the support resources for students in residence halls.
A brain beyond borders
September 25, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip
September 24, 2012MIT team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling multiple medical tests on a tiny device.
MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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U.S. News ranks MIT sixth overall among U.S. universities
September 11, 2012Institute’s undergraduate engineering program is again ranked No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.
MIT and peer institutions file Supreme Court amicus brief supporting consideration of race in admissions
August 14, 2012The Institute and 13 other leading universities reaffirm the value of diversity as justices consider a challenge to undergraduate admissions policies at the University of Texas.
President Susan Hockfield’s charge to the 2012 graduates
June 8, 2012‘Now is the moment for us to send you forth … to put MIT’s spirit and principles to work around the globe.’
Sal Khan salutes ‘the wizards of tomorrow’
June 8, 2012In commencement address, 1998 alumnus asks the Class of 2012 to perform a thought experiment in time travel.
June 5, 2012Innovations and traditions evolve with the history of MIT graduation.
CourseRoad, Dormbase win 2012 iCampus Student Prizes
May 23, 2012CourseRoad named grand prize winner; Dormbase named runner-up
Students hail selection of L. Rafael Reif as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012Members of Student Advisory Committee cite president-elect’s ‘strong leadership and a willingness to engage students’ as provost.
Some MIT freshmen get high-level advisors
May 11, 2012Top administrators ‘walk the talk’ by advising members of the Class of 2015.