Ernst Mayr was the leading evolutionary biologist of the 20th century.
The boundary between work and play is blurred in the Stata Center.
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Larry Sass, SM '94, PhD '00, uses rapid-prototyping techniques to teach the history of architecture, but he also believes they will be vital to its future.
In her inauguration speech, Susan Hockfield called upon MIT to capitalize on its strengths and become a leader in the life sciences, announced a new initiative focused on energy and the environment, and pledged to continue improving MIT's sense of community.
Lawrence Vale, SM '88, and Thomas Campanella, PhD '98, have compiled studies that explore how cities rebuild and recover after devastating events.
Scott Marks Jr. '68, SM '69, takes over as president.
Its commercial heyday may have been during World War II, but the Wright Brothers Memorial Wind Tunnel is still being used today as a teaching lab in Course XVI.
With their creative uses for hydraulic-powered machines, 12-volt conversion technology, fiberglass, and even herbicides, the Amish have a lot to teach the rest of America. By Ed Tenner