Winter 2014

The Future Is Cities

Cities are growing faster than you can say megalopolis, and thanks to social media and the Internet, global climate change and a bad economy, the American dream of ownership is changing, and we are finding ourselves living in inclusive cities, sharing our houses, cars, bikes, offices, and more.

Ruben Juanes examines fluids in out-of-the-way places in the earth’s crust. Photo: Len Rubenstein
Spring 2012

Trickle Down Effect

Ruben Juanes’ work has profound implications for carbon sequestration, which can help prevent global warming.

Rhonda Jordan co-founded a company that connects low-income customers in East Africa to electricity through a battery swapping service. Photo: Len Rubenstein
Winter 2011

Bringing Electricity to Tanzania

Rhonda Jordan co-founded a company that connects low-income customers in East Africa to electricity through a battery swapping service.

Winter 2011

MISTI

MIT’s primary international program connects students and faculty with research and innovation across the world.

Philip S. Khoury.       Photo: Ed Quinn
Summer 2010

Water: An Urgent Challenge for the 21st Century

Water is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century, and now more than 50 faculty members from across the Institute are working to find new solutions to this growing crisis.

Tish Scolnik. Photo: Len Rubenstein
Spring 2010

Changing the World Through Service

Thousands of MIT students are participating in public service projects across the globe to gain leadership skills and to better serve the world.