MIT’s 50-year club

MIT has always been rather unique in the way they approach things. They do an excellent job of making the people that work here feel like one big family. And I think that’s part of the reason that I’m still here. MIT is so special in many ways. The knowledge that is just surrounding you…

MIT reshapes itself to shape the future

[MUSIC PLAYING] AI is accelerating growth in virtually every field. It’s an ultimate disrupter. Computer science is making inroads to every academic discipline and every aspect of our lives. The economy and society is really demanding people who understand this new domain of computing and artificial intelligence. Our students recognize that computing is shaping the…

Sheryl Sandberg at MIT Commencement 2018

[APPLAUSE] President, esteemed faculty, proud parents, devoted friends, squirming siblings, but especially, Class of 2018, congratulations. You made it. Woo! [APPLAUSE] It wasn’t always easy. You plowed through four years of problem sets. You conquered the snow of 2015. You survived way too many Weekly Wednesdays at the Muddy Charles and learned this important life…

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

KELVIN DOE: My name is Kelvin Doe, aka DJ Focus. KELVIN DOE: Alright. Alright. It’s the youngest DJ. DJ Man Focus. KELVIN DOE: I’m from Sierra Leone, [Music] KELVIN DOE: and I love inventing. [Music] DAVID SENGEH: Kelvin is extraordinarily talented. He literally goes through trash cans – finds broken electronic parts in the garbage…

Artificial muscles at MIT

MIT researchers at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research have developed a new material that changes its shape after absorbing water vapor. This material is made from an inter-locking network of two different polymers. One forms a hard but flexible matrix that provides structural support, while the other is a soft gel…