Paula Hammond and Arup Chakraborty named Institute Professors

Two distinguished MIT chemical engineers, Arup K. Chakraborty and Paula Hammond, have been named Institute Professors,…

Expanding MIT’s global reach in the professional world

MIT Professional Education, housed under the School of Engineering, is the arm of MIT that provides…

Why in the world is Amazon opening a hair salon?

Amazon is opening a new two-floor hair salon spanning more than 1,500 square feet in London’s…

Talking outside the tower

Walking into MIT can feel like entering a foreign country — one with a number for…

5 Ways to Overcome the $1 Million Paradox

To understand the difference between how new ideas are treated in startups and in big companies,…

Navigating uncertainty through song

It was his first week on campus, and like most first-year students, Alberto Naveira felt overwhelmed.…

New funding models can help riskier games — and might change studios in the process

Evva Karr was frustrated. During talks with creators, they’d begun to notice a theme: the conversation…

Microsystems Annual Research Conference goes virtual, preserves human touch

For 17 years, the Microsystems Annual Research Conference (MARC) has brought together an audience of over…

Institute Professor Emeritus Isadore Singer, renowned mathematician who united math and physics, dies at 96

Institute Professor Emeritus Isadore M. Singer, an enormously influential figure in 20th-century science whose work united…

3 Questions: Lindsay Case on how cells organize and sense the world

Assistant professor of biology Lindsay Case wants to understand the protein complexes called focal adhesions that…