MIT.nano’s Immersion Lab opens for researchers and students

Facility within MIT.nano offers equipment and capabilities for visualizing data, creating immersive environments.

MIT.nano • mit
Jan. 11, 2021 ~10 min

To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language

Neuroscientists find that interpreting code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Building a framework for remote making

A decision-making framework and wiki for students developed by MIT Project Manus and MIT Environment, Health and Safety enables safe making from home.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
June 17, 2020 ~9 min

A summer at the MSRP-Bio reveals connections between proteins, people, and passions

Undergraduate Meucci Ilunga spent 10 weeks investigating protein interactions, exploring career options, and making new friends.

Department of Biology • mit
Sept. 3, 2019 ~8 min

From summer research program to PhD dissertation

Graduate student Raspberry Simpson’s scientific journey approaches fruition.

Peter Dunn | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Feb. 15, 2019 ~6 min

Math Prize for Girls competition helps to close the gender gap in mathematics | MIT News

MIT hosts the 10th annual contest encouraging STEM careers for female middle and high school students.

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics • mit
Sept. 27, 2018 ~10 min

Fighting implicit bias in STEM with increased cognitive control | MIT News

In a visit with the Department of Biology, Lydia Villa-Komaroff PhD '75 explains how “thinking fast makes changing slow.”

Raleigh McElvery | Department of Biology • mit
June 25, 2018 ~7 min

GAIN program to connect community college students to career opportunities | MIT News

Jaramillo lab launches a summer program to broaden the horizons of local students interested in materials science and engineering.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
May 31, 2018 ~6 min

OpenCourseWare opens up a whole new career | MIT News

With self-directed learning, Trent Parker designs his own professional pathway.

Roksi Freeman | MIT Open Learning • mit
May 22, 2018 ~4 min

Computation counts | MIT News

Students are flocking to 6.00 (Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python), where they learn not just coding but computational thinking.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
May 4, 2018 ~7 min