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  • MIT building dedicated to studying the small stuff

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that is building a large $350 million facility in the heart of campus to study materials on the smallest scale.


  • FILE - In this November 2012 file photo provided by Nicole Lynch, her brother, Sean Collier, stands in his driveway in Someville, Mass., frying a turkey for his annual kickball Thanksgiving gathering. Investigators said Collier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer, was shot to death Thursday, April 18, 2013 on the school campus in Cambridge, Mass., by Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in a botched attempt to obtain his gun several days after the twin explosions. Collier will be remembered on the first anniversary of his death in a ceremony at MIT Friday morning, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nicole Lynch)

    MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

    Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.


  • 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.


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