HMS Gordon Hall

Harvard Medical School and MIT See Green With High Value Donation to Fund Joint Cannabis Research

The donation, given by Charles R. Broderick, is the largest independent donation ever made to fund biological study of cannabinoids on the brain and behavior.

The Broad Institute

Broad Institute Announces New Cancer Center to Develop Noninvasive Treatment Methods

The Broad Institute announced plans to launch the Gerstner Center for Cancer Diagnostics after receiving a total endowment of $25 million, according to a Tuesday press release. The Center will work towards developing a new method of cancer diagnosis and treatment using blood samples.

Bitcoin Expo 2018
Flyby Blog

5 Fascinating MIT Courses for Cross-Registration

Shatter the Harvard bubble this semester checking out five MIT courses which cover topics that you can't find at Harvard.

MIT Prank

Harvard-Yale: Somehow, It Always Gets Weirder

Check out some of the weirdest happenings at The Game over the years and feel slightly validated that at least you (hopefully) didn’t strangle a papier-mâché bulldog before the game.

Rafael Reif

Rafael Reif

L. Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks during Bacow's inauguration.

Extension School

Extension School and MIT Develop New 'MicroMasters' Initiative

Huntington D. Lambert, dean of the Division of Continuing Education and Extension School, hailed the new program as a great addition to the School’s existing offerings.

Gravitational Wave Astronomy
On Campus

Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Lisa Barsotti, a principal research scientist at the MIT Kavli Institute, spoke about the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy in Science Center Hall C.

The Broad Institute

The Broad Institute

The Broad Institute.

Bitcoin Expo 2018

Bitcoin Expo 2018

The MIT Bitcoin Club hosted their Bitcoin Expo 2018 earlier in March.

President Search Feature

A Familiar Face, A Diverse Portfolio

Bacow, according to many of his colleagues at Tufts and MIT, is no stranger to challenges of diversity and inclusion—and his past actions might hint at how he will tackle these issues from Massachusetts Hall.

Kennedy School Globes
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS, MIT Launch Joint International Studies Program

The fellowship is sponsored by $1.8 million in grants from the Charles Koch Foundation to each respective school.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Council Greenlights Volpe Redevelopment

The Cambridge City Council voted Monday to approve a new housing development that will include 280 affordable units near Kendall Square.

Artificial intelligence.
Harvard Law School

Get Smart: The Berkman Klein Center Takes On Artificial Intelligence

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School will be working with the MIT Media Lab, the Knight Foundation, and others to start the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, which will support interdisciplinary research on bias and ethics in AI.


Harvard-MIT Institute Wins Patent Battle for Gene-Editing Tech

The Broad Institute won the right to keep its patent for CRISPR, a groundbreaking gene-editing technology, in a ruling Wednesday.


EdX Courses Take Less Time Than On-Campus Ones, Report Says

Students using Harvard and MIT’s edX courses take significantly less time to complete the online programs than students enrolled in the equivalent on-campus classes do, a wide-ranging report on the virtual education platform found.