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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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Mon, 10/23/2017

About 200 people joined in a lively ceremony in Kendall Square, Cambridge to break ground for the Institute’s new graduate student residence hall and to take a first look at the Community Art Center’s 400-foot “My Vision Mural” that stretches along Main Street in front of the construction site...

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Wed, 10/18/2017

In April 2017, MIT Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart appointed Ian A. Waitz as vice chancellor. The former dean of engineering has been in his new post since July, and is responsible for leading and integrating the offices of undergraduate and graduate education. His early priorities include...

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Mon, 10/02/2017

It’s been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet.” But from Oct. 10 to 15 Kendall Square will mark a new milestone, when it becomes a veritable innovation playground, as part of the third annual HUBweek celebration of creativity across Greater Boston. MIT’s neighborhood will host...

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Wed, 09/27/2017

In the 12 years since John Durant took the helm at the MIT Museum, he has opened up the ground floor to gain street-level visibility, launched the Cambridge Science Festival, and grown attendance from around 50,000 to nearly 150,000 visitors a year.

Now, as he makes plans for a new,...

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