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  • Remembering Omar Khalidi

    The longtime MIT research librarian is remembered as a colleague, scholar and champion of social justice for Indian Muslims.

    December 10, 2010
  • Tech support?

    Contrasting views on display as MIT researchers debate how technology can curb global poverty.

    December 9, 2010
  • Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?

    By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.

    December 9, 2010
  • Two MIT teams design winning solutions for New Orleans

    DUSP and architecture graduate students claim top prizes in the Chase Community Development Competition.

    December 6, 2010
  • When the playroom is the computer

    A block-shaped robot that seems to roll onto a computer screen is part of an educational-media system that gets kids out of their chairs.

    November 22, 2010
  • Illuminating research

    MIT study finds potential for significant energy savings through user-controlled efficient lighting systems.

    November 19, 2010
  • Alex (Sandy) Pentland on engineering smarter drivers

    Presented by Transportation@MIT

    November 16, 2010
  • Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down

    Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.

    November 2, 2010
  • Social Studies

    In MIT's Human Dynamics Lab, Sandy Pentland PhD '82 uses cell phones and wearable sensors to research nonverbal signals, information flow, and the value of face-to-face conversation.

    November 1, 2010
  • Power to the people

    Entrepreneurs at MIT’s Legatum Center are trying to bring clean-energy solutions to developing countries.

    October 28, 2010
  • Market research

    A major South American city needs to rebuild its public food market. MIT researchers went on the ground to figure out how urban food systems work.

    October 25, 2010
  • Teaching biology with technology

    Klopfer awarded $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve high school teaching

    October 18, 2010
  • DUSP presents lectures on inequality

    Fall speaker series explores social imbalances in city life.

    October 14, 2010
  • In Profile: James Wescoat

    From India to California, an MIT landscape architect and geographer has charted a new course in the study of water.

    October 14, 2010
  • Treasured vaults

    A professor sheds light on the immigrant family that crafted many American architectural landmarks.

    October 8, 2010
  • Beyond the bubble

    At Center for Real Estate conference, economists contemplate ways to make the risks of financial innovation more evident.

    October 5, 2010
  • 4 from MIT win DARPA Young Faculty Awards

    Goal of awards is to encourage research and professional growth in DoD-related areas.

    October 4, 2010
  • Putting heads together

    New study: groups demonstrate distinctive ‘collective intelligence’ when facing difficult tasks

    October 1, 2010
  • Two winning proposals for sustainable construction

    Students receive High Commendation from the Holcim Foundation.

    September 30, 2010
  • Scott, Yoon tapped to direct academic programs

    Will evaluate and develop master's, bachelor's curricula in the Department of Architecture

    September 20, 2010