As shown in this artist's rendering, the new home for the MIT Museum will feature a grand lobby that welcomes visitors and provides seating for events. Image: Höweler+Yoon

The Long View

Inspired by the Infinite Corridor, the MIT Museum’s spacious new home will connect visitors with the Institute’s past, present, and future

A view over Kendall Square and the Charles River, toward Boston (2011). Photo: Les Vants

Founders Forward

What’s driving the new generation of biotech spinouts in Kendall Square?

By the time Mathieu Medina ’21 graduates, admissions tour guides like him will begin their tours in Kendall Square. “I think the most important task the admissions office has in making visitors feel welcome and in leaving them with a ‘real’ sense of MIT is including the perspectives of all the types of people across our highly diverse campus and community,” Medina says. Photo: Ken Richardson

Two Front Doors

Re-centering admissions headquarters—and the MIT visitor experience

The new graduate residence in Kendall Square will include ample gathering spaces. Image: NADAAA

Life on Main Street

A new residence for grad students will offer community and connections in a hard-to-beat location

Throughout their time at MIT, students are encouraged to team up and pursue innovative ideas. Jessica Shi ’17 (left) and Charlene Xia ’17 work during their senior year on a prototype for Tactile, a portable realtime text-to-Braille converter. With four fellow cofounders from the Class of 2017, they are now beta testing their device in Boston. Photo: Lillie Paquette/School of Engineering

Running Start

Students who hatch their companies at MIT are well-positioned for impact