Testing the waters

MIT sophomore Rachel Shen looks for microscopic solutions to big environmental challenges.

Lucy Jakub | Department of Biology • mit
Jan. 28, 2020 ~7 min

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MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment | MIT News

Program offers path to an accelerated master’s degree at seven universities.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning • mit
June 11, 2018 ~11 min

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3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa | MIT News

Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office • mit
May 7, 2018 ~7 min

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Institute for Data, Systems, and Society to launch new MicroMasters and PhD programs | MIT News

Interdisciplinary doctoral program in statistics and online MicroMasters program in statistics and data science begin this fall.

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | MIT Open Learning • mit
April 20, 2018 ~4 min

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New program from MIT offers refugees a career boost | MIT News

ReACT will award credentials in computer and data science through online and in-person instruction.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 23, 2018 ~5 min

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MIT launches MITx MicroMasters in Principles of Manufacturing | MIT News

New program offers alternative learning pathway to mastering fundamental skills needed for global manufacturing excellence and competitiveness.

MIT Open Learning • mit
Jan. 9, 2018 ~7 min

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Increasing equity through educational technology | MIT News

Assistant Professor Justin Reich looks to transform educational settings by equipping teachers with the technology tools they need to best serve all students.

Elise Chen | Comparative Media Studies/Writing • mit
Aug. 30, 2017 ~3 min

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Political science debuts on MITx | MIT News

New online course takes a deep dive into democracy in Africa.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Aug. 25, 2017 ~6 min

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Krishna Rajagopal named dean for digital learning | MIT News

New position expands leadership roles for faculty in the Office of the Vice President for Open Learning.

Office of Digital Learning • mit
July 26, 2017 ~7 min

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Second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards recipients selected | MIT News

Faculty and instructors recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through innovative uses of digital technology.

Office of Digital Learning • mit
July 25, 2017 ~4 min

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