MIT and Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation collaboration

MIT and Woodrow Wilson Foundation collaborate to transform teaching in the digital age

MIT Initiative on the Environment

Multidisciplinary program, to be led by Susan Solomon, will encourage collaborations among researchers in different fields.


“MIT.nano,” to be built in the heart of campus, will house advanced cleanroom, imaging, and prototyping facilities. Image credit: Wilson Architects

McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT

Neuroscience research committed to improving human welfare, communication, and understanding. Image: Steve Dixon, Feng Zhang

Center for Advanced Urbanism

The Center for Advanced Urbanism fosters a rigorous design culture for the large scale by focusing not on the problems of yesterday, but of tomorrow.


MIT alumnus Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel gives major gift to solve urgent challenges in world food and water security, founding the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab.

MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative

Inspiring change by engaging people in open dialogue around sustainability issues and challenging them to consider their own values.

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Lindley Huey

Executive Director, Office of Foundation Relations


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Mar 13, 2014

Foundation Support for Media Growing

Dec 30, 2013

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