Surveying the quality of life at MIT

A new survey of MIT students, faculty, and staff will inform initiatives to improve the work-life experience on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory.

Robyn Fizz | EVP Connect • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: research community students urban-studies-and-planning faculty staff administration provost lincoln-laboratory human-resources

Ruth Lehmann elected as director of Whitehead Institute

Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, is the institute’s fifth director.

Lisa Girard | Whitehead Institute • mit
Sept. 19, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: biology research cells school-of-science whitehead-institute administration

3Q: The fact finders

Lydia Snover and her Institutional Research team gather data to help the Institute to study itself.

Kathy Wren | MIT News Office • mit
May 22, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: research students alumniae diversity-and-inclusion faculty staff 3-questions administration provost

Robert Simcoe named director of MIT Kavli Institute

An expert in instrumentation and early universe observations, Simcoe succeeds Jacqueline Hewitt as head of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research.

School of Science • mit
Jan. 10, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: physics astrophysics space astronomy exoplanets leadership nasa research school-of-science faculty kavli-institute administration and-planetary-science

To build new college, MIT seeks campus and alumni input

Opportunities and new challenges were at the forefront of discussions about the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 2, 2018 ~10 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence ethics research community students classes-and-programs computer-science-and-technology special-events-and-guest-speakers faculty staff technology-and-society algorithms administration

The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback | MIT News

MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 28, 2018 ~2 min

Tags:  animals  research  community  school-of-science  whitehead-institute  administration

John M. Deutch endows new MIT Institute Professorship | MIT News

Gift honors emeritus Institute Professor’s respect for MIT and its community.

MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 26, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  chemistry  government  giving  school-of-science  faculty  administration

Taylor Perron named EAPS associate department head | MIT News

Expert in landscape evolution will build upon the work of outgoing associate department head Tim Grove, supporting the EAPS education mission.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
July 19, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  education  geology  school-of-science  education-teaching-academics  faculty  space-astronomy-and-planetary-science  eaps  administration  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences

Michel Goemans named head of the Department of Mathematics | MIT News

Award-winning applied mathematician and professor has served as interim department head for the past year.

Bendta Schroeder | School of Science • mit
May 31, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  mathematics  school-of-science  faculty  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  administration

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