Multimedia Archive 2015

Stories from the School—
in 02139 and around the globe.

The importance of native languages in education

This video provides a short overview of the science and data that show why children's native languages are necessary for learning to read and write — and everything else. Watch

Solve Talks: Reinventing Healthcare, with MIT economist Heidi Williams

A SOLVE conference panel featuring MIT economist Heidi Williams as well as Rushika Ferdandopulle, CEO of Iora Health, and Denny Ausiello, Chairman Emeritus at Mass General Hospital. Watch

Catalyst for the Arts

Founded in 1972 by President Jerome Wiesner and his wife, Catherine Stratton, the Council for the Arts has supported a remarkable, flourishing arts culture at MIT by purchasing public art, awarding millions of dollars in grants, and developing relationships with Boston-area arts institutions like the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Institute of Contemporary Art. “Catalyst for the Arts at MIT” is a brief history of the Council, its efforts, and its powerful legacy. Watch