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 | Jan. 28, 2020 | mit
~6 mins   

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

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 | Sept. 19, 2019 | mit
~9 mins   

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

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 | May 22, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

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

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 | Jan. 10, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

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

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 | Nov. 2, 2018 | mit
~10 mins   

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

The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback | MIT News

MIT News Office | Sept. 28, 2018
~2 mins |

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

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 | Sept. 26, 2018
~4 mins |

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

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 | July 19, 2018
~6 mins |

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

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 | May 31, 2018
~4 mins |

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

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