Happy 145th birthday MIT! Learn about MIT’s founding, solve an MIT crossword, win a prize!

MIT Campus - now and then Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Founded April 10, 1861

Happy Birthday MIT! is a site put together by the Institute Archives and Special Collections where you can:

  • Read the facts of the founding
  • Browse an MIT history bibliography
  • Learn about MIT’s founder, William Barton Rogers
  • Solve a crossword puzzle
  • Win a prize!