Content tagged ‘students’
Continuum, November 28th, 2013
Continuum, November 7th, 2013
MIT has a long history aeronautic and astronautic innovation.
Continuum, October 10th, 2013
Brian Chan creates intricate works of art with paper.
Music resounds –– leading new technologies, criss-crossing disciplines, transcending bias, and leaving us resonating with ourselves, each other, and the cosmos.
MIT students Kwabena Bediako and Lucy Fan are now contributing to the world’s energy future.
Campus energy efforts save MIT $3.5M this year, and reduce energy use by five percent.
Caleb Waugh, co-president of MIT’s Energy Club and a doctoral student in nuclear science and engineering, says that energy is the defining challenge of this generation.
John and Jacque Jarve of Atherton, California, who established a scholarship to change lives, are a long distance from the life John long ago left behind.
MIT celebrates the Campaign for Students, a remarkably successful effort that to date has raised nearly $555 million to support generations of MIT students — a striking achievement in the most difficult economy since the Great Depression.
Alice Chen wins the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for invention.
Instead of a state school, Mat Peterson is at MIT thanks to MIT's OpenCourseWare.
Matt Rodriguez participates in an MIT program that combines leadership development with an MIT education.
Ryan Alexander researches microRNAs to determine their possible role as therapeutics for obesity and other diseases.
Wennie Wang collaborated with 54 other students to help solve the problem of rising levels of carbon dioxide.
Rhonda Jordan co-founded a company that connects low-income customers in East Africa to electricity through a battery swapping service.
MIT’s primary international program connects students and faculty with research and innovation across the world.
Philanthropy enables MIT to remain a meritocracy, admitting students without regard to their family’s ability to pay.
Grad student Erez Lieberman-Aiden invents a method that will help scientists better understand diseases like cancer.
"Interest level is at a fever pitch," says Forgan McIntosh of MIT's Energy Club, the fastest-growing extracurricular organization on campus.
Thousands of MIT students are participating in public service projects across the globe to gain leadership skills and to better serve the world.
Prof. Kripa Varanasi is designing tough new nanoengineered surfaces to meet global energy and water demands.
Freshman Kuljot Anand founded a green energy organization in Toronto and rounded up 250 volunteers to promote energy conservation across the city.
Freshman Anurag Kashyap competed with 10 million children to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, he has won the Jeopardy Teen Tournament.
Michael Snively, who designed a line of toys, wins a $10,000 prize to design and manufacture another new idea.
Senior Adam Goldstein — who has already written two books — is a facile communicator and a star of MIT's Debate Team.
MIT attracts the world’s top graduate students, who drive discovery in every field, collaborate with faculty on research, and teach and mentor undergraduates.
MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) matches students with faculty in research partnerships. This year, the landmark program celebrates its 40th year.