MIT Dragon Held on the Lead in a Friendly Soccer Match Against Boston United

By David Li, Cambridge, Mass. – In the evening of September 15, MIT Dragon soccer team hosted a friendly soccer match against Boston United at Henry Steinbrenner Stadium & Track. Players from both teams enjoyed an evening of playing soccer on a beautiful autumn night, and the match was played at a high level […]

Registration Opens for MIT-CHIEF “Pitch to China” Business Plan Contest

The second annual “Pitch to China” Business Plan Contest was launched on July 1, 2012, and starts to accept business plan submissions. As an important component of MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF), the Contest strives to connect new technologies and business models with investment and experience from both China and the US. This year, […]

Governor Patrick Announces New Big Data Initiative at MIT

CAMBRIDGE – Wednesday, May 30, 2012 – Governor Deval Patrick today announced the creation of the Massachusetts Big Data Initiative, a number of steps and initiatives that will expand Massachusetts’ position as a world leader in the rapidly expanding Big Data sector. Governor Patrick announces the Massachusetts Big Data Initiative to grow the state’s innovation economy. (Photo: […]

Xiamen Delegation Pitches Double Hundreds Talent Program at MIT

By David Li, Cambridge, Mass. – Xiamen is a beautiful city with growing economic power on the west side of the Taiwan Strait. In the evening of May 27, the Xiamen Municipal Government delegation successfully held Overseas Talents Forum and Double Hundreds Talent Program promotion conference at MIT Faculty Club. Chen Qiuxiong delivers the […]

MIT Dedicated Monumental Sculpture by Internationally Renowned Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

By David Li, Cambridge – In the evening of May 10, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) dedicated Ring Stone (2010) by internationally renowned artist Cai Guo-Qiang in front of the new Sloan building at 100 Main Street. The monumental white granite sculpture is the artist’s first public work of art for a university […]

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Selects Finalists for 2012 Innovation Showcase

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium The 9th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today announced ten companies for its 2012 Innovation Showcase which represent cutting edge B2B solutions that combine the strongest value and innovation to enterprise IT. The finalists will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT executives at the […]

Bridging Industry and Academia – An Interview with MIT Industrial Liaison Expert Dr. Graham Rong

By David Li, translation by Li Tan Graham Rong is the chairman of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Under his leadership, the CIO Symposium has become one of the most influential forums for the IT industry, attracting CIOs and other top executives from numerous major international corporations to this annual conference. On December 9, 2011, […]

MIT Scientist Yingxi Lin on Brain and Memory Research

By David Li, There was another Lin working hard at Harvard’s Boston Children’s Hospital when Jeremy Lin was playing basketball for Harvard. In December 2011, journal Science published a long research paper titled Npas4 Regulates a Transcriptional Program in CA3 Required for Contextual Memory Formation, which revealed the key controlling factor of the Npas4 […]