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Search for the next Vice Chancellor

Search for the next Vice Chancellor

Chancellor Melissa Nobles announced that she has launched a search for a new Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education. Professors Laurie Boyer and Will Tisdale have agreed to co-chair a search advisory committee for this important role.

Students research pathways for MIT to reach decarbonization goals

Students research pathways for MIT to reach decarbonization goals

A class this semester challenged students to evaluate technologies to help MIT decarbonize — with implications for organizations across the globe.

News About D-Lab

News About D-Lab

Effective July 1, D-Lab will be transitioning to a new institutional home in the Morningside Academy for Design (MAD). The move comes after much careful consideration and many conversations with D-Lab staff and faculty directors, OVC, MAD, the School of Architecture and Planning leadership, and others at MIT.

Paying it forward

Paying it forward

Professors Erik Lin-Greenberg and Tracy Slatyer are honored as “Committed to Caring.”

A data-driven approach to making better choices

A data-driven approach to making better choices

In the new economics course 14.163 (Algorithms and Behavioral Science), students investigate the deployment of machine-learning tools and their potential to understand people, reduce bias, and improve society.

Unique professional development course prepares students for future careers

Unique professional development course prepares students for future careers

The Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) helps second-year MIT students looking to build career readiness skills.

QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2024-25

QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2024-25

Ranking at the top for the 13th year in a row, the Institute also places first in 11 subject areas.

Ten with MIT connections win 2024 Hertz Foundation Fellowships

Ten with MIT connections win 2024 Hertz Foundation Fellowships

The fellowships provide five years of funding to doctoral students in applied science, engineering, and mathematics who have “the extraordinary creativity and principled leadership necessary to tackle problems others can’t solve.”

Modeling the threat of nuclear war

Modeling the threat of nuclear war

As part of his MIT doctoral studies in nuclear science and engineering, Eli Sanchez investigated whether hypersonic missiles threaten global security.

Sophia Chen: It’s our duty to make the world better through empathy, patience, and respect

Sophia Chen: It’s our duty to make the world better through empathy, patience, and respect

Honing her values and career path through her D-Lab classes, the MIT senior sets her sights on leveling inequalities in global health.

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