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  • Chicago mayor promotes new infrastructure thinking

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits.


  • In this March 26, 2014 photo, a placard featuring hand-written messages of condolence and support, that was part of memorial to bombing victims near the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, rests on a shelf at the city archives in Boston. Thousands of items from the original memorial are going on display at the Boston Public Library in April 2014 to mark the anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Boston bombing exhibit includes shoes, runner bibs

    After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the finish line to honor the victims of the attacks.


  • Authorities investigate death of MIT grad student

    A 23-year-old graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been found dead in his room.


  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker speaks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, March 3, 2014. MIT has teamed up with the White House to host a conference on how to maintain privacy in the digital era and to discuss ways to protect privacy as technology continues to evolve. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    At MIT, weighing balance of privacy and big data

    Government, business and academic leaders gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Monday to discuss whether new policies are needed to regulate the use of big data, the large and complex sets of electronic information being used by companies to market products, researchers to study health problems, and as a government surveillance tool.


  • MIT ambulance service wins Collier Medal

    A group of mostly student volunteers who operate the ambulance service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have received the first Sean Collier Medal, named after the campus police officer allegedly slain by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.


  • MIT apologizes for erroneous acceptance email

    Officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are apologizing after erroneously telling some applicants that they had been accepted.


  • A revolving door (The Washington Times)

    Obama names former lobbyist Joseph Hezir for finance post at Energy Department

    When White House officials announced Joseph Hezir's nomination to oversee finances at the Department of Energy in October, they pointed first to his research work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • Illustration: American pride

    EDITORIAL: An American original

    Amar Gopal Bose was born 83 years ago in Philadelphia to a Bengali immigrant father and American mother, and he died July 12. He was born dissatisfied, as men with inventive minds are, and spent his life doing something about it.


  • A Revere, Mass. police captain holds his cap while entering a memorial service for fallen Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier, in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Collier was fatally shot on the MIT campus Thursday, April 18, 2013. Authorities allege that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were responsible. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Thousands gather for slain MIT officer’s memorial

    Thousands of well-wishers and mourners gathered Wednesday at Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a memorial service for slain campus police officer Sean Collier.


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