Past events

December 6, 2016
November 3, 2016 to November 7, 2016
August 29, 2016

MIT President L. Rafael Reif welcomed the incoming Class of 2020 at Freshman Convocation, the traditional welcoming ceremony for MIT’s new freshmen.

August 16, 2016
March 31, 2016

Lecture title, “On the Front Lines of Promoting Innovation: From MIT to Washington, D.C.”

March 4, 2016

Lecture title, “Demographic Change and Economic Well-being: The Role of Fiscal Policy”

February 29, 2016 to June 5, 2016

From February 29 through June 4, 2016, MIT celebrated one century in the City of Cambridge. Please visit the MIT2016: Celebrating a Century in Cambridge website for more information.

February 11, 2016

Lecture title, “Unlocking the Secrets of Cancer”

December 10, 2015
November 13, 2015 to November 16, 2015



May 11, 2015

Professor Mario J. Molina delivered the 2015 Karl Taylor Compton Lecture, “Climate Change: Science, Policy and Communication” to a full crowd.

March 10, 2015

Professor Sallie (Penny) Chisholm delivered the 2015 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award Lecture “Tiny cells, global impact: A journey of discovery with a microbe from the sea.”

December 10, 2014

The MIT Community enjoyed the annual Winterfest event on Charles M. Vest Student Street.

October 28, 2014

Lecture title, “Exceptional Opportunities in Biomedical Research”

October 10, 2014

The La Scala Chamber Orchestra performed in Kresge Auditorium on October 10, 2014. 

September 30, 2014

The MIT community enjoyed a picnic honoring ombudsperson Mary Rowe.