From the Office of International Programs
The Participants of the MIT Mining, Oil and Gas Club in Santiago, Chile. The group is attending the Copper 2013 Conference, holding a Hackathon at a local university along with local companies in the mining industry in Antofagasta, Chile.
They will also be presenting to the MIT Alumni Club in Chile
On October 4th and 5th, Roberto Rigobon conducted a 2 days "Macroeconomic and Sustainability Seminar" in Belem, Brazil. The event was hosted by Vale Institute of Technoly (ITV), which is currently developing sustainable methods at its research center, located at the Amazon region, in the northern part of Brazil.
United Nations gathering event with Executive Director of the Office of International Programs (OIP), David Capodilupo, Director of (OIP), Stuart Krusell, and Executive Director of the Office of Executive Education, Peter Hirst.
On Wednesday night, 3dim earned the grand prize at this year’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition after successfully pitching its business plan to merge two of today’s most popular, and profitable, technological phenomena: gesture-recognition and smart devices.
The startup was one of eight finalists that pitched business plans to a capacity crowd in Kresge Auditorium. While only one team walked away with the $100,000 top prize, finalists received startup funds totaling $257,000.
The MIT Glass Lab is located in the basement of the infinite corridor, in Room 4-003. Extracurricular classes are offered to the MIT community throughout the school year. The lab also hosts several sales throughout the year, as well as a lectureship and residency.
When MIT Sloan decided in 2010 to launch an Executive MBA program, it was a game changer for the northeast market. The school’s prestige and brand is among the best in the world so the demand for the new program was immediate: 306 people applied for the first 62 seats in the inaugural class that would launch in October of 2010.
The result: a 25% acceptance rate that rivaled the best full-time MBA programs and was significantly better than the selectivity at number one ranked Wharton whose acceptance rate of 44% had made it the most selective EMBA program in the world before MIT