Updates

Ian Waitz named vice president for research
The former vice chancellor for undergraduate and graduate education will leverage more than 30 years of experience at the Institute to oversee MIT’s research activities.
Two from MIT awarded 2024 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Fellowship funds graduate studies for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants.
Twenty-three MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2023-25
The honor recognizes professors for their outstanding mentorship of graduate students.
Spring Update on Graduate Student Unionization
In a few months, we will mark our first full academic year with the MIT and MIT Graduate Student Union (GSU) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Kristin McCoy appointed OVC’s new director of human resources
Kristin McCoy has been appointed as OVC’s new director of human resources.
Researching extreme environments
PhD candidate Emma Bullock studies the local and global impacts of changing mineral levels in Arctic groundwater.
New major crosses disciplines to address climate change
Combining engineering, earth system science, and the social sciences, Course 1-12 prepares students to develop climate solutions.
Advancing technology for aquaculture
MIT Sea Grant students apply machine learning to support local aquaculture hatcheries.
Growing our donated organ supply
Graduate student Hammaad Adam is working to increase the supply of organs available for transplants, saving lives and improving health equity.
QS World University Rankings rates MIT No. 1 in 11 subjects for 2024
The Institute also ranks second in five subject areas.