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Fri, 05/17/2019

As part of its ongoing efforts to advance the Kendall Square innovation ecosystem and contribute to the vibrancy of the neighborhood, MIT has entered into an arrangement involving the three buildings known as the Osborn Triangle. MIT News spoke with Israel Ruiz, MIT’s executive vice...

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Tue, 04/23/2019

A cross-departmental engineering program focused on modern industry and real-world projects is welcoming a new sponsor and industry collaborator: aerospace company Boeing.

This is a deeply beneficial industry collaboration for the New Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) program,...

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Thu, 04/04/2019

Speakers at the Kendall Square Association (KSA) annual meeting yesterday considered the ways collaboration in our society is changing and gave updates on their work to strengthen the bonds between members of the local community.

Many organizations champion the concept of collaboration,...

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Tue, 02/05/2019

Since the Cambridge City Council approved MIT’s rezoning petition for the 14-acre U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Volpe site in October 2017, a team of architects and landscape planners has been working to imagine a new home for the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in...

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Mon, 10/01/2018

From Oct. 8 to 14, MIT will once again host an array of innovation-based events welcoming the public to HUBweek, the Greater Boston area’s annual “festival of the future.”

Kendall Square will serve as a key stage throughout HUBweek, now in its fourth year of convening innovators and...

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Wed, 08/01/2018

Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, will soon become part of the MIT/Kendall Square innovation fabric. The company has agreed to lease approximately 100,000 square feet at MIT’s building to be developed at 314 Main St., in the heart of Kendall Square in Cambridge.

The agreement...

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Fri, 03/30/2018

The 10th annual meeting of the Kendall Square Association (KSA) took a hard look at the region’s widespread diversity issues, historical and current, and featured members of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team, who discussed their latest investigation into racism in Boston.

The KSA...

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Thu, 02/01/2018

Assistant Professor Robin Wolfe Scheffler of MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) has been awarded the 2018 James A. (1945) and Ruth Levitan Prize in the Humanities. The prestigious award comes with a $30,000 grant that will support his research into Boston’s biotechnology...

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Thu, 12/14/2017

MIT’s Kendall Square Initiative delivered on a key commitment to the Cambridge community today with the announcement of a fully executed lease with Roche Bros. Supermarkets to open a Brothers Marketplace at One Broadway. A grocery store was the most requested retail use specified by neighborhood...

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Mon, 10/23/2017

On Monday night, the Cambridge City Council voted to approve MIT’s petition to rezone the site where the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center currently operates.

In an agreement with the federal government, MIT will build a new headquarters for the Volpe Center on...

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