Coates, a senior editor at “The Atlantic,” and Hertzberg, a senior editor at “The New Yorker” and former Crimson managing editor, discussed the shifting state of journalism in the United States at a lecture in MIT’s Stata Center Tuesday evening.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helú has donated $74 million to the Broad Institute to continue studying the genomic basis of human disease—the second gift he has given for this effort—according to an announcement made by Slim and Broad President and Director Eric S. Lander at the Broad Institute on Monday.
More than 40 years after the Star Wars saga's debut, Harvard physics professor Mikhail Lukin and MIT physics professor Vladan Vuletić say that they are closer to making the film’s iconic lightsaber a reality.
They weren’t on campus to partake in the Great House War of 2012, but members of the Harvard Class of 2017 have already declared a war of their own with their prefrosh counterparts at MIT following an online prank.
University President Drew G. Faust signed the “Cambridge Community Compact for a Sustainable Future” on Monday in an official gesture of Harvard’s commitment to working with other institutions to address the threat of climate change in Cambridge.
Past capital campaigns at Harvard and its peer institutions have exceeded their fundraising targets.
As it prepares to launch the capital campaign, Harvard may look back to lessons learned from its 1990s campaign. It may also turn an eye toward its peer institutions, like Stanford and MIT, who have recently run successful fundraising drives in the 21st century.
A police secure an area near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus Friday, April 19, 2013, in Cambridge, Mass. State police say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston.
The three of us rolled down Mass. Ave., maps in hand, surrounded by high school seniors. It didn’t matter that we had never applied to MIT and never would. It definitely didn’t matter that we were sophomores at Harvard; nothing was keeping us from MIT’s Campus Prefrosh Weekend, fondly titled CPW. We wanted free shit.
Law enforcement officials said early Friday morning that they believe two suspects involved in a firefight with police in Watertown early Friday morning are the same two men suspected of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured 174.
The Cambridge City Council voted 7-1-1 Monday night in favor of approving the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s rezoning petition, paving the way for the university’s plans for development of lab, office, housing, and research space in Kendall Square.
As edX approaches its one-year anniversary, the rapidly growing online venture is looking to become economically self-sufficient, said edX President Anant Agarwal at a virtual education conference on Monday.
The Cambridge Police Department has released new details about a Saturday morning report of a gunman on MIT’s campus that authorities now believe was a hoax.