RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A collection of news and information related to Massachusetts Institute of Technology published by this site and its partners.

Top Massachusetts Institute of Technology Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology

    Managing the Modern-Day Pull of Technology
    We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living".  This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was...

    Holdouts: Slum resists eviction in shadow of Olympic Park

    The Olympic Park for the 2016 Games is going up in one of Rio's wealthiest areas, and real estate prices are soaring even as Brazil enters a recession. Smack up against the rising girders, on the far edge of the Olympic venue, sits a "favela" slum called...

    Broward's best and brightest: 2015 scholar-athletes by school

    Broward's best and brightest: 2015 scholar-athletes by school
    There are 28 student-athletes throughout Broward County that were nominated by their school's athletic director in consideration for the Broward County Scholar Athlete of the Year. Here is a list of the nominees: Archbishop McCarthy NICHOLAS PAUL...

    Cruzan EE.UU. en bicicleta para inspirar a jóvenes científicos

    Cruzan EE.UU. en bicicleta para inspirar a jóvenes científicos
    Siete estudiantes de Harvard y el MIT cruzarán Estados Unidos en bicicleta, deteniéndose en varias poblaciones rurales para que los jóvenes se interesen en la ciencia por medio de talleres manuales para programar computadoras, lanzar cohetes a escala y...