Prof. Craig Wilder is teaching history to inmates.  Photo: Richard Howard
Fall 2011

Freeing the Mind

Prof. Craig Wilder teaches American Colonial History to inmates at a maximum-security prison in upstate New York.

Daniela Yuschenkoff — who has worked at the San Francisco Zoo for six years — has a chance to fulfill a dream, thanks to donors Jacque and John Jarve. Yuschenkoff is shown here with a Harris Hawk.  Photo: Marc Longwood
Fall 2011

Saving Wildlife

Donors make it possible for Daniela Yuschenkoff, a sophmore and six-year volunteer at the San Francisco Zoo, to fulfill a dream.

John and Jacque Jarve live in Atherton, California, a long distance from Northern Ohio and the life John long ago left behind.  Photo: Marc Longwood
Fall 2011

Gift to Others

John and Jacque Jarve of Atherton, California, who established a scholarship to change lives, are a long distance from the life John long ago left behind.

Profs. Heather Paxson and Stefan Helmreich launched <i>Sensing the Unseen</i> — a yearlong seminar that explores the invisible world. Not obvious to the eye is that they are married.  Photo: Richard Howard
Fall 2011

Sensing the Unseen

Heather Paxson and Stefan Helmreich offer a yearlong seminar on sensing the unseen world — from invisible toxic chemicals to echoes to fleeting tastes.

Portia Jones grew up in Queens, NY, climbing fences and trees, roller skating, playing tag and hide-and-seek, dancing hip hop, and running track.  Photo: Cliff Owen
Fall 2011

Front Runner

Portia Jones is the most talented athlete in the history of MIT Women’s Track and Field

Photo: Veer Images
Spring 2011

One Gorgeous Celebration

MIT celebrates the Campaign for Students, a remarkably successful effort that to date has raised nearly $555 million to support generations of MIT students — a striking achievement in the most difficult economy since the Great Depression.