Fotini Christia named director of the Sociotechnical Systems Research Center

Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.

Terri Park | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing • mit
Oct. 14, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: data networks research school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences faculty technology-and-society idss political-science administration mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing

MIT announces plans for fall 2020 semester

Extensive safety protocols will undergird the return of additional students and staff to campus.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 7, 2020 ~19 min

Tags: education covid-19 ethics pandemic research community students classes-and-programs president-l-rafael-reif faculty staff vice-chancellor administration chancellor financial-aid teaching-and-academics tuition

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

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