MIT has been ranked the top university in the world in the QS World University Rankings for 2019-20.
QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2019-20
Program creates a new hub for pedagogy and research in time-based media.
Transmedia Storytelling Initiative launches with $1.1 million gift
Urban studies research from MIT sheds light on the ways low-income riders use mass transit.
3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
Study: Social robots can benefit hospitalized children
Fleet of “roboats” could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s many canals.
Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other
SA+P recognizes MIT Media Lab and Architecture staff for exceptional contributions to their academic units, the school, and the Institute.
2019 Infinite Mile Awards
DUSP PhD student Andrea Beck examines the success factors behind water utility partnerships in Africa.
Untangling the social dynamics of water
In new book, MIT’s Timothy Hyde looks at the architectural controversies that have helped shape Britain.
The politics of ugly buildings
DUSP's Eran Ben-Joseph co-chairs the working group studying options for creating a new set of faculty hires for MIT’s new college.
3 Questions: Faculty appointments and the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
Collaboration between Architecture's Sheila Kennedy and Engineering's Michael Strano could be at the center of new sustainable infrastructure for buildings.
Ambient plant illumination could light the way for greener buildings
Designer of the Louvre pyramid and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art left distinctive mark on MIT campus
Renowned architect I.M. Pei ’40 dies at 102
Designer of the Louvre pyramid and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art left distinctive mark on MIT campus
Renowned architect I.M. Pei ’40 dies at 102
Katie Fisher and Jonars Spielberg are among eleven grantees who will spend the 2019-2020 academic year pursuing research and teaching opportunities abroad.
Two DUSP students accept 2019 Fulbright Fellowships
In MIT talk, Beverly Daniel Tatum urges direct discussion about racial issues at a “polarized” moment in U.S. history.
Candid conversation about race
The 6th annual DUSPx event was hosted by Ambassador Paul Altidor SM ’04 and Meghan Altidor MCP ’04 at the Haitian Embassy in DC.
DUSPx DC celebrates DUSP community and impact
Machine learning can reveal optimal growing conditions to maximize taste and other features.
The future of agriculture is computerized
Former students remember the co-founder of Architecture’s History, Theory, and Criticism program for his scholarly excellence, leadership, and methodological approaches.
In Memoriam: Henry A. Millon, 1927-2018
Seed fund will support venture-design education and entrepreneurship in the School of Architecture and Planning.
MET Fund launched to support MITdesignX
Assembled from tiny identical pieces, the wing could enable lighter, more energy-efficient aircraft designs.
MIT and NASA engineers demonstrate a new kind of airplane wing
MIT DUSP Professor Jennifer Light digs into the history of the idea that students aren’t part of the labor force.
3 Questions: Why are student-athletes amateurs?
Graduate student Dasjon Jordan brings neighborhood roots to urban planning.
Locally grown
Media arts and sciences professor is recognized for a career of contributions to human-computer interaction.
Hiroshi Ishii wins Association for Computing Machinery SIGCHI Lifetime Research Award
Dean of MIT's School of Architecture and Planning will curate the global showcase for architectural work.
Hashim Sarkis named curator of 2020 Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibition
Community-driven selection of project architect opens opportunities to imagine new life for historic building as future home for School of Architecture and Planning.
Met Warehouse renovation planning takes an exciting next step
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