With campus as a test bed, climate action starts and continues at MIT

MIT serves as a laboratory for a multifaceted approach to address the Institute’s own contributions to climate change.

Nicole Morell | MIT Office of Sustainability • mit
Dec. 18, 2020 ~10 min

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A big new home for the ultrasmall | MIT News

MIT.nano building, the largest of its kind, will usher in a new age of nanoscale advancements.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 23, 2018 ~10 min

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MIT Collaboration with Dar Group supports the future of architecture, planning, and design | MIT News

MIT Resource Development • mit
June 26, 2018 ~3 min

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Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is potential new location for School of Architecture and Planning | MIT News

Historic building would create “design hub” for MIT, with benefits for surrounding community.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 14, 2018 ~8 min

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After 16 years as heads of house, Anne and Bill McCants to step down from Burton Conner | MIT News

Search will start soon for new live-in faculty to help lead undergraduate community.

Division of Student Life • mit
Jan. 26, 2018 ~5 min

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New chapter for theater at MIT opens with “Everybody,” a morality play for our time | MIT News

Starting with inaugural performance in new facility, students immerse themselves in all aspects of making theater.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Nov. 20, 2017 ~9 min

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MIT to construct new, cutting-edge Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel | MIT News

Largest, most advanced U.S. academic tunnel will replace 79-year-old facility; Boeing is project’s lead donor with philanthropic commitment.

Bill Litant | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics • mit
Nov. 13, 2017 ~4 min

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Tech and Tec: Nanoscale international engagement | MIT News

Monterrey Tec Chairman José Antonio Fernández Carbajal tours MIT.nano during his first meeting as the newest member of the MIT Corporation.

Tina Gilman | MIT.nano • mit
Nov. 2, 2017 ~3 min

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John Durant plans a new era for the MIT Museum | MIT News

A new purpose-built museum will be an experimental place for wider conversations.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Sept. 27, 2017 ~6 min

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