News

Looking beyond “technology for technology’s sake”

Looking beyond “technology for technology’s sake”

Whether building robots or helping to lead the National Society of Black Engineers, senior Austen Roberson is thinking about the social implications of his field.

MIT Policy Hackathon produces new solutions for technology policy challenges

MIT Policy Hackathon produces new solutions for technology policy challenges

Hackathon explores policy solutions to challenges in cybersecurity, environmental justice, and city planning focused on post-pandemic efforts to build a better society.

Teresa Gao named 2024 Mitchell Scholar

Teresa Gao named 2024 Mitchell Scholar

The MIT senior will pursue postgraduate studies in computer science in Ireland.

Uncovering the rich connections between South Asia and MIT

Uncovering the rich connections between South Asia and MIT

Showcased in a new exhibit, student research explores the long history of South Asians at the Institute.

MIT wins world finals of the 45th International Collegiate Programming Contest

MIT wins world finals of the 45th International Collegiate Programming Contest

Students reflect on their top performance in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which ended a 44-year drought for MIT.

Expanding horizons through astronomy and art

Expanding horizons through astronomy and art

Whether spending late nights at the observatory or working on animated films, senior Skylar Larsen is reaching for the stars.

Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Jupneet Singh will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

MIT PhD students shed light on important water and food research

MIT PhD students shed light on important water and food research

J-WAFS Fellows discuss their inspiration for pursuing challenges in water and food systems.

3 Questions: Supporting student veterans at MIT

3 Questions: Supporting student veterans at MIT

Liam Gale, new program administrator for the Student Veteran Success Office, describes experiences of student veterans and how the Institute supports them.

Two first-year students named Rise Global Winners for 2022

Two first-year students named Rise Global Winners for 2022

Now in its second year, the Rise program targets exceptional teenage scholars from around the world for their potential as future change-makers.