Category: Archives & MIT history

Everyday Science, Uncommon Resource

Everyday Science, Uncommon Resource

Victor and Ruth McElheny support the Institute Archives in more ways than one

Around the time Sputnik 1 entered Earth’s orbit, a distinguished career in science journalism was also launched. As a young reporter...

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Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Initiative builds collections of women faculty in science and engineering

A new MIT Libraries initiative aims to highlight MIT’s women faculty by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible their personal archives. The...

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In the Laboratory of History

In the Laboratory of History

Through archival research, students uncover connections between MIT and slavery

In Fall 2017, the Institute launched a new two-semester course on MIT and Slavery. Co-taught by Craig Steven Wilder, the Barton...

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Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Experts convene at MIT to set research agenda

Forty-five experts from across disciplines gathered at MIT March 19–23 for a week of workshops focused on the most vital issues...

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Roku players now available at the Lewis Music Library

The Lewis Music Library (14E-109) has three Roku players to loan out to the MIT community. Each Roku circulates for three...

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MIT and Slavery reveals initial findings

MIT and Slavery reveals initial findings

Course explores the Institute's connections to slavery

  MIT and Slavery is an undergraduate research course on the founding and development of the Institute. Co-taught by Craig Steven Wilder,...

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