Arlene and Harold Schnitzer say the arts are essential because they help expand the mind.
Prof. Leon Glicksman says MIT should be at the forefront of researching ways for all new buildings to use less energy.
Anita Leyfell establishes a fund in honor of her late husband, an MIT librarian.
Prof. Ian Hutchinson says graduate fellowships in nuclear engineering are vital to addressing the global energy crisis.
In a twist of fate, Prof. Kerry Emanuel’s book, highlighting hurricane disasters, went on sale within days of Katrina.
Tony Sun, ‘74, believes MIT students need global experience. “Being the best engineer alone is insufficient…unless (you) have a broader view of…the world,” he says.
Robert and Leslie Gladstone establish a fund to provide unrestricted support to MIT.
International students are matched with local families, who make them feel at home.
Architecture Prof. Bill Mitchell says it was the train that cut through his tiny Australian town that first introduced him to urban culture.
Senior Genevieve Ricart gives up her spring break to visit New Orleans, where she helped rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.