Called the MIT Campaign for a Better World, the initiative has already garnered $2.6 billion from more than 77,000 donors.
MIT's highest-paid individuals for the tax year 2014 include MITIMCo leadership, top administrators, and Economics and Sloan School of Management professors.
The Moving Day festivities, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of MIT's Cambridge location, included a procession across the Charles River, a pageant with professional actors, and four dance parties.
Thank you for your August 15 e-mail about the horrific and frightening events in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend. I urge you to go one step further.
There comes a time, in the course of scientific evolution, when a discipline is ready to emerge from the womb if its parent disciplines and take its own place in the world. For computer science, or more accurately, for the field of computing, this moment is now.
At a school like MIT, a global leader in technological innovation, students and faculty should work not only to promote technology’s advancement, but also to understand and craft comprehensive solutions to the issues it creates. One such problem is automation’s ability to displace many middle-class laborers by mechanizing their work.