Cathy Drennan, professor of chemistry and biology. Photo: James Kegley
Fall 2016

Dynamic System

A core chemistry course that activates engagement, even beyond the MIT campus

Fall 2016

Data into Action

Medical tech entrepreneur and investor Zen Chu on the digital reinvention of health care

MITx Digital Learning Fellow and Department of Physics lecturer Jolyon Bloomfield conducts a demonstration for students in 8.01 Classical Mechanics. The course runs on a "TEAL+x" model that delivers much of its core content online, maximizing time for in-class interactivity. Photo: Ben Bocko
Spring 2016

Strength in Education

New initiatives in residential and digital education go manus in manus with MIT’s mind and hand ethos

Jinane Abounadi, second from right, meets with MIT Sandbox participants. Image: Lillie Paquette
Spring 2016

Digging Deep

MIT Sandbox supports balanced development of student entrepreneurs

Photo: M. Scott Brauer
Spring 2016


An engineer/MBA applies new carbon capture technology to the fossil fuel industry

Over this past January's Independent Activities Period, undergraduates visited Hawaii's Mt. Kilauea to measure air quality using custom sensors they built themselves. Photo: Megan Spelman
Spring 2016

Where the Data Flows

Undergraduates get a taste of environmental fieldwork in the shadow of a volcano