Barbara Stowe, vice president for resource development. Photo: Richard Howard

Fuel for the Future

Barbara Stowe, vice president for resource development, discusses MIT's upcoming capital campaign.

Having a Heart

"If you do have money, it's important to understand that there are others out there who don't," says Arthur Gelb, '61. "Once you recognize that, you need to give--if you have a heart."

One of the wealthiest men in America, David Koch, '62, gives away half his income each year.

The Value of Life

Billionaire David Koch, '62, says: "I believe in being very charitable, and since I got so much benefit from MIT, I thought it was important to repay the favor."

Greg Shaw, '75, says:

The Life That Works

"I'm not one of those people who just hoards money," says Greg Shaw, '75. Being generous is a great way to live.

Mimi and Frank Slaughter, who both graduated from the Institute, recently made a commitment to support athletics at MIT.

Early Success

Frank, '84, and Mimi, '87, Slaughter recently made a commitment to support athletics at MIT. "We just feel that giving is the right thing to do," Mimi says.

Girl Games

Computer games are being designed just for girls. The goal is to help them eventually gain more equal access to careers in computers and technology.

Sports Engineering

Much of the aero/astro faculty is involved in sports-related research. The same engineering principles apply to airplanes and sporting goods.

MIT Chemistry Prof. Timothy Swager says:

Pinpointing Mines

MIT Chemistry Prof. Timothy Swager creates a new technology to detect land mines.

Peter So, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is studying a non-invasive biopsy that he says,

Fantastic Light

Peter So, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, pursues a laser-based system to probe for cancer.

Dr. Joseph Coughlin, director of MIT's new AgeLab, studies ways technology can improve mobility for older people. He got interested in aging in childhood when he shared an interest in amateur radio with a circle of elderly friends.
Photo: Ed Quinn

Senior Travel

Dr. Joseph Coughlin, director of MIT's new AgeLab, studies how technology can improve mobility for older people.

Richard Berlin, director of the Office of Campus Dining, says that being exposed to a variety of food is a necessary part of an education.
Photo: Ed Quinn

No More Meatloaf

Campus dining now offers more healthy, ethnic, and vegetarian choices.