Photos

June 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (middle) and Commencement speaker Ellen Kullman, CEO and chair of DuPont (behind), follow Chief Marshal John W. Jarve '78, president of the MIT Alumni Association into Killian Court.

June 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif hands out degrees during MIT's Commencement.

June 06, 2014

MIT President L. Rafael Reif injected a moment of spontaneity at Commencement by posing, at the podium, for a “selfie” with senior class president Anika Gupta — with the graduating class as a backdrop.

May 08, 2014

Christine Reif (left) shares a laugh with Priscilla Gray at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael with award winners at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (center, right) poses for a group photo with Professor Anantha Chandrakasan (center, left), EECS department head and creator of SuperUROP, and EECS SuperUROP students, administrators, and faculty during their year-end reception.

April 30, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of MIT's winning math team from the Putnam Mathematical Competition, who won among 4,100 students from 557 colleges and universities. From left to right: Zipei Nie, Mitchell Lee, President Reif, and Benjamin Gunby.

April 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (center) with members of the MIT Strong marathon team. Thirty-nine members of MIT strong completed the 2014 Boston Marathon, raising more than $175,000 for the Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund.

March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (middle right) and Chris Reif (middle left) with students at Grupo Carso’s Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (r) and Chris Rief (l) visit with students at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif writes on a message board at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif poses for a photo with students at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) while visiting Mexico City.

March 13, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif with Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Ms. Jarrett delivered the Karl Taylor Compton Lecture, making the case that greater inclusion in education will drive innovation and prosperity.

March 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (left) greets guests at the dedication ceremony for the Charles M. Vest Student Street in MIT's Stata Center.

March 03, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif and Secretary Penny Prtizker at the Big Data Privacy Workshop: Advancing the State of the Art in Technology and Practice, co-hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and MIT.

February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the MIT EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Team at the MIT Excellence Awards.

February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (left) greets MIT EMS Technical Director Mark Forgues at the MIT Excellence Awards.
 

February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (far right) with MIT Police Chief John Di Fava (far left) and members of the student led MIT Emergency Medical Services Team, recipients of the first annual Collier Medal.

December 17, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (third from left) stops to greet a group of MIT faculty and staff in the Infinite Corriddor as they sang holiday songs.

December 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif speaks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Kresge Auditorium.

December 06, 2013

MIT President L. Rafael Reif (middle) and his wife, Christine, meet with Andrea Bocelli before the "Break the Barriers" workshop hosted by MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

December 06, 2013

MIT President L. Rafael Reif (left), Andrea Bocelli (middle), and Claudio Bisogniero (right), Italy's ambassador to the United States, at "Break the Barriers, " a workshop hosted by MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

October 25, 2013

Hungarian President János Adar (right) is greeted by MIT President L. Rafael Reif at the MIT Media Lab.

October 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif enjoys the concert with Chris Reif (left) and Eni's Chairman Giuseppe Recchi (right).

October 07, 2013

The La Scala Chamber Orchestra performed the luminous "Fantasies from Verdi's Operas" — pieces composed by Giuseppe Verdi's friends and colleagues in homage to the late master, in Kresge Auditorium.

October 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (right) with Eni's Chairman Giuseppe Recchi at the La Scala Chamber Orchestra concert at MIT.
 

September 20, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the audience at the Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) Conference, as Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris (middle) and Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Patrick D. Gallagher (right) listen.

September 20, 2013

From left: Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris with President L. Rafael Reif and Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Patrick D. Gallagher at MIT's Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) Conference.

August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif talks with members of the Class of 2017 and their families at Freshman Convocation.

August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the Class of 2017, and their families, at Freshman Convocation.

August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the Class of 2017 and their families at Freshman Convocation.

June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (right) greets President Ollanta Humala of Peru.

June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) welcomes Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to the MIT Media Lab.

June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) leads President Ollanta Humala on a tour of MIT's Media Lab.

June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif leads President Ollanta Humula on a tour of the MIT Media Lab.

June 07, 2013

President Reif and other MIT administrators make their way to the 2013 Commencement ceremonies.

June 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif delivers his Charge to the Graduates.

June 07, 2013

President Reif congratulates a new graduate.

June 07, 2013

President Reif and other MIT administrators are led to the 2013 Commencement ceremonies.

June 07, 2013

MIT's four presidents, from left, Paul Gray (14), Charles Vest (15), Susan Hockfield (16) and L. Rafael Reif (17)

June 07, 2013

President Reif (left) and MIT Corporation Chairman John Reed prepare for Commencement.

May 14, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) leads British Prime Minister David Cameron on a tour of the MIT Media Lab.

May 08, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, left, interviews Khan Academy's Sal Khan about his path to reshaping education through accessible online videos.

May 06, 2013

From left, Harvard President Drew Faust, President L. Rafael Reif and Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis, sign the "Community Compact for a Sustainable Future." The compact supplies a framework for working collaboratively in tackling local sustainability challenges, including climate change, in the City of Cambridge.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Gordon Y Billard Award to Professor Suzanne Berger, Department of Political Science.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to Amanda David.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, center, presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to the Graduate Student Council.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, left, presents the Gordon Y Billard Award to Daniel E. Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Laya Wiesner Community Award to Michele Pratusevich.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Laya W. Wiesner Award to Karine Yuki.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to Ellan Spero.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the audience at the 2013 MIT Awards Convocation.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Rafael talks with MIT's 14th President, Paul Gray, at the MIT Awards Convocation.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif at the 2013 MIT Awards Convocation.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif with Ronald E. McNair Scholarship Award winner Chelsi E. Green (left) and guest.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif with Albert G. Hill Prize winner Victoria Okuneye (left) and William L. Stewart, Jr. Award winner Joy Ekuta (right).

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, right, and Graduate Student Council Teaching Award winner Darya Amin-Shahidi.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (front, center) with award winners.

April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Award.

March 15, 2013

The 2013 MacVicar Faculty Fellows with President L. Rafael Reif (back row, center). Front row: Professors Linda Griffith and Rob Miller. Back Row: Professor Laura Schultz, Rief, Professor Emma Teng.

February 08, 2013

An historic snow storm moved through New England, closing down much of the region – including MIT. Community members used the opportunity for some winter entertainment, and a student-organized snowball fight on Killian Court drew many participants, including President L. Rafael Reif.

October 23, 2012

From left, President L. Rafael Reif; his wife, Christine; Deshpande Center founders Jaishree and Desh Deshpande; and Deshpande Center Faculty Director Charles Cooney.

September 29, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif with Mildred (Millie) Dresselhaus, Emerita Institute Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, at the Women in Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Sympsosium where he presented her with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

September 27, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif visits Simmons Hall to partake in its 10th Anniversary celebrations.

Reif talks to runners
September 22, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif talks to a runner in the Beaver Dash, held as part of the Inauguration Community Festival.

On your mark...
September 22, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif gets set to start the Beaver Dash, a road race held as part of the Inauguration Community Festival.

Reif tips his hat
September 21, 2012

MIT's 17th president, L. Rafael Reif, is introduced at his inauguration ceremony.

Reif, Faust and John Harvard
September 21, 2012

Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust delivers a framed photo of John Harvard dressed in MIT attire to President L. Rafael Reif at his inauguration

Reif receives the charter
September 21, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif receives MIT's charter from Corporation Chair John Reed at the inauguration ceremony.

Gray, Vest, Hockfield and Reif
September 21, 2012

MIT's four living presidents, from left, Paul Gray (14), Charles Vest (15), Susan Hockfield (16) and L. Rafael Reif (17)

Magnanti, Moavenzadeh, Crawley and Reif
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif speaks with leaders of three of MIT's global higher education partners, from left, Thomas Magnanti, president of the Singapore University of Technology and Design; Fred Moavenzadeh, the president of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology; and Edward Crawley, president of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology.

Reif and Caracas Brass
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif meets with members of the Caracas Brass

Reif, Ruiz, Caracas Brass
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif is presented a proclamation from El Sistema, a Venezuelan music advocacy organization. The proclamation, in Spanish, was translated for the audience by MIT's Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Israel Ruiz, center.

Reif and family
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif and his family enjoy the Inauguration concert, which included Venezuela's Caracas Brass.

Reif in Kresge
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif returns to his seat after receiving a proclamation from El Sistema, delivered by the Caracas Brass.

Reif listens in during the Inauguration symposium on innovation
September 19, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif listens in during the Inauguration symposium "Infinite Innovation," which highlighted the breadth and depth of MIT’s innovation enterprise.

Reif participates in a Support Staff luncheon
September 19, 2012

The Working Group for Support Staff Issues hosted a welcome luncheon in honor of President L. Rafael Reif and his wife, Christine.

Reif greets an MIT staff members during the luncheon
September 19, 2012

The Working Group for Support Staff Issues hosted a welcome luncheon in honor of President L. Rafael Reif and his wife, Christine.

Greeting students
August 27, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the Class of 2016 at Freshman Convocation.

President L. Rafael Reif talks with community members at the ice cream social
July 02, 2012

On July 2, the Institute held a community ice cream social to welcome MIT's new president, L. Rafael Reif, and provost, Chris Kaiser.

President L. Rafael Reif talks with a community member at the ice cream social
July 02, 2012

On July 2, the Institute held a community ice cream social to welcome MIT's new president, L. Rafael Reif, and provost, Chris Kaiser.

June 04, 2012

L. Rafael Reif congratulates a new graduate.

June 04, 2012

L. Rafael Reif with MIT's 14th President, Paul Gray.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif is introduced at a press conference announcing his selection as MIT's 17th president.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to MIT community members and journalists at the press conference.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif addresses the MIT Corporation at his election as MIT's 17th president.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif is given a standing ovation as he is introduced to the community as MIT's 17th president.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis (right) and other community members.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to a student at a welcome event.

May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif addresses the crowd of students.

May 02, 2012

L. Rafael Reif listens during the press conference.

March 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif chats with guests.

March 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif welcomes the attendees at MacVicar Day.

October 13, 2011

L. Rafael Reif with Fariborz Maseeh at the dedication of the new residence hall that bears his name.

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MIT Commencement 2014
June 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (middle) and Commencement speaker Ellen Kullman, CEO and chair of DuPont (behind), follow Chief Marshal John W. Jarve '78, president of the MIT Alumni Association into Killian Court.

MIT Commencement 2014
June 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif hands out degrees during MIT's Commencement.

MIT Commencement 2014
June 06, 2014

MIT President L. Rafael Reif injected a moment of spontaneity at Commencement by posing, at the podium, for a “selfie” with senior class president Anika Gupta — with the graduating class as a backdrop.

MIT Awards Convocation 2014
May 08, 2014

Christine Reif (left) shares a laugh with Priscilla Gray at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

MIT Awards Convocation 2014
May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

MIT Awards Convocation 2014
May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael with award winners at the 2014 MIT Awards Convocation.

EECS SuperUROP
May 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (center, right) poses for a group photo with Professor Anantha Chandrakasan (center, left), EECS department head and creator of SuperUROP, and EECS SuperUROP students, administrators, and faculty during their year-end reception.

Putnam Mathematical Competition Winners
April 30, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of MIT's winning math team from the Putnam Mathematical Competition, who won among 4,100 students from 557 colleges and universities. From left to right: Zipei Nie, Mitchell Lee, President Reif, and Benjamin Gunby.

MIT Strong marathon team
April 08, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (center) with members of the MIT Strong marathon team. Thirty-nine members of MIT strong completed the 2014 Boston Marathon, raising more than $175,000 for the Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund.

Mexico City Trip
March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (middle right) and Chris Reif (middle left) with students at Grupo Carso’s Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

Mexico City Trip
March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (r) and Chris Rief (l) visit with students at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

Mexico City Trip
March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif writes on a message board at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

Mexico City Trip
March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) in Mexico City.

Mexico City trip
March 26, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif poses for a photo with students at Grupo Carso's Center for Technology and Innovation (CTIN) while visiting Mexico City.

Compton Lecture - Valerie Jarrett
March 13, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif with Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Ms. Jarrett delivered the Karl Taylor Compton Lecture, making the case that greater inclusion in education will drive innovation and prosperity.

Charles M. Vest Student Street
March 06, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (left) greets guests at the dedication ceremony for the Charles M. Vest Student Street in MIT's Stata Center.

Big Data Privacy Workshop at MIT
March 03, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif and Secretary Penny Prtizker at the Big Data Privacy Workshop: Advancing the State of the Art in Technology and Practice, co-hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and MIT.

MIT Excellence Awards 2014
February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the MIT EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Team at the MIT Excellence Awards.

MIT Excellence Awards 2014
February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (left) greets MIT EMS Technical Director Mark Forgues at the MIT Excellence Awards.
 

MIT Excellence Awards 2014
February 25, 2014

President L. Rafael Reif (far right) with MIT Police Chief John Di Fava (far left) and members of the student led MIT Emergency Medical Services Team, recipients of the first annual Collier Medal.

Holiday Singers
December 17, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (third from left) stops to greet a group of MIT faculty and staff in the Infinite Corriddor as they sang holiday songs.

J-PAL's 10th Anniversary
December 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif speaks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Kresge Auditorium.

Andrea Bocelli visits MIT
December 06, 2013

MIT President L. Rafael Reif (middle) and his wife, Christine, meet with Andrea Bocelli before the "Break the Barriers" workshop hosted by MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

Andrea Bocelli visits MIT
December 06, 2013

MIT President L. Rafael Reif (left), Andrea Bocelli (middle), and Claudio Bisogniero (right), Italy's ambassador to the United States, at "Break the Barriers, " a workshop hosted by MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

President of Hungary visits MIT
October 25, 2013

Hungarian President János Adar (right) is greeted by MIT President L. Rafael Reif at the MIT Media Lab.

La Scala Chamber Orchestra
October 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif enjoys the concert with Chris Reif (left) and Eni's Chairman Giuseppe Recchi (right).

La Scala Chamber Orchestra
October 07, 2013

The La Scala Chamber Orchestra performed the luminous "Fantasies from Verdi's Operas" — pieces composed by Giuseppe Verdi's friends and colleagues in homage to the late master, in Kresge Auditorium.

La Scala Chamber Orchestra
October 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (right) with Eni's Chairman Giuseppe Recchi at the La Scala Chamber Orchestra concert at MIT.
 

Production in the Innovation Economy Conference
September 20, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the audience at the Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) Conference, as Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris (middle) and Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Patrick D. Gallagher (right) listen.

Production in the Innovation Economy Conference
September 20, 2013

From left: Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris with President L. Rafael Reif and Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Patrick D. Gallagher at MIT's Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) Conference.

Class of 2017 Convocation
August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif talks with members of the Class of 2017 and their families at Freshman Convocation.

Class of 2017 Convocation
August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the Class of 2017, and their families, at Freshman Convocation.

Class of 2017 Convocation
August 26, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the Class of 2017 and their families at Freshman Convocation.

President of Peru Visits MIT
June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (right) greets President Ollanta Humala of Peru.

President of Peru visits MIT
June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) welcomes Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to the MIT Media Lab.

President of Peru visits MIT
June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) leads President Ollanta Humala on a tour of MIT's Media Lab.

President of Peru visits MIT
June 12, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif leads President Ollanta Humula on a tour of the MIT Media Lab.

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

President Reif and other MIT administrators make their way to the 2013 Commencement ceremonies.

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif delivers his Charge to the Graduates.

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

President Reif congratulates a new graduate.

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

President Reif and other MIT administrators are led to the 2013 Commencement ceremonies.

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

MIT's four presidents, from left, Paul Gray (14), Charles Vest (15), Susan Hockfield (16) and L. Rafael Reif (17)

Commencement 2013
June 07, 2013

President Reif (left) and MIT Corporation Chairman John Reed prepare for Commencement.

British Prime Minister visits MIT
May 14, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (left) leads British Prime Minister David Cameron on a tour of the MIT Media Lab.

Sal Khan Interview
May 08, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, left, interviews Khan Academy's Sal Khan about his path to reshaping education through accessible online videos.

Community Compact for a Sustainable Future
May 06, 2013

From left, Harvard President Drew Faust, President L. Rafael Reif and Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis, sign the "Community Compact for a Sustainable Future." The compact supplies a framework for working collaboratively in tackling local sustainability challenges, including climate change, in the City of Cambridge.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Gordon Y Billard Award to Professor Suzanne Berger, Department of Political Science.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to Amanda David.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, center, presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to the Graduate Student Council.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, left, presents the Gordon Y Billard Award to Daniel E. Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Laya Wiesner Community Award to Michele Pratusevich.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Laya W. Wiesner Award to Karine Yuki.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Prize to Ellan Spero.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif addresses the audience at the 2013 MIT Awards Convocation.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Rafael talks with MIT's 14th President, Paul Gray, at the MIT Awards Convocation.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif at the 2013 MIT Awards Convocation.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif with Ronald E. McNair Scholarship Award winner Chelsi E. Green (left) and guest.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif with Albert G. Hill Prize winner Victoria Okuneye (left) and William L. Stewart, Jr. Award winner Joy Ekuta (right).

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif, right, and Graduate Student Council Teaching Award winner Darya Amin-Shahidi.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif (front, center) with award winners.

MIT Awards Convocation 2013
April 25, 2013

President L. Rafael Reif presents the Karl Taylor Compton Award.

MacVicar Fellows 2013
March 15, 2013

The 2013 MacVicar Faculty Fellows with President L. Rafael Reif (back row, center). Front row: Professors Linda Griffith and Rob Miller. Back Row: Professor Laura Schultz, Rief, Professor Emma Teng.

Snow day at MIT
February 08, 2013

An historic snow storm moved through New England, closing down much of the region – including MIT. Community members used the opportunity for some winter entertainment, and a student-organized snowball fight on Killian Court drew many participants, including President L. Rafael Reif.

Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation 10th Anniversary
October 23, 2012

From left, President L. Rafael Reif; his wife, Christine; Deshpande Center founders Jaishree and Desh Deshpande; and Deshpande Center Faculty Director Charles Cooney.

Women in Clean Energy Symposium
September 29, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif with Mildred (Millie) Dresselhaus, Emerita Institute Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, at the Women in Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Sympsosium where he presented her with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Simmons Hall 10th Anniversary
September 27, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif visits Simmons Hall to partake in its 10th Anniversary celebrations.

Reif talks to runners
Inauguration week: Community festival
September 22, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif talks to a runner in the Beaver Dash, held as part of the Inauguration Community Festival.

On your mark...
Inauguration week: On your mark...
September 22, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif gets set to start the Beaver Dash, a road race held as part of the Inauguration Community Festival.

Reif tips his hat
Inauguration address
September 21, 2012

MIT's 17th president, L. Rafael Reif, is introduced at his inauguration ceremony.

Reif, Faust and John Harvard
Inauguration ceremony: Harvard sends a gift
September 21, 2012

Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust delivers a framed photo of John Harvard dressed in MIT attire to President L. Rafael Reif at his inauguration

Reif receives the charter
Inauguration ceremony: MIT's charter
September 21, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif receives MIT's charter from Corporation Chair John Reed at the inauguration ceremony.

Gray, Vest, Hockfield and Reif
Inauguration ceremony: Four presidents
September 21, 2012

MIT's four living presidents, from left, Paul Gray (14), Charles Vest (15), Susan Hockfield (16) and L. Rafael Reif (17)

Magnanti, Moavenzadeh, Crawley and Reif
Inauguration week: Global symposium
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif speaks with leaders of three of MIT's global higher education partners, from left, Thomas Magnanti, president of the Singapore University of Technology and Design; Fred Moavenzadeh, the president of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology; and Edward Crawley, president of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology.

Reif and Caracas Brass
Inauguration week: Caracas Brass concert
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif meets with members of the Caracas Brass

Reif, Ruiz, Caracas Brass
Inauguration week: Caracas Brass concert
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif is presented a proclamation from El Sistema, a Venezuelan music advocacy organization. The proclamation, in Spanish, was translated for the audience by MIT's Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Israel Ruiz, center.

Reif and family
Inauguration week: Caracas Brass concert
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif and his family enjoy the Inauguration concert, which included Venezuela's Caracas Brass.

Reif in Kresge
Inauguration week: Caracas Brass concert
September 20, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif returns to his seat after receiving a proclamation from El Sistema, delivered by the Caracas Brass.

Reif listens in during the Inauguration symposium on innovation
Inauguration week: Innovation symposium
September 19, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif listens in during the Inauguration symposium "Infinite Innovation," which highlighted the breadth and depth of MIT’s innovation enterprise.

Reif participates in a Support Staff luncheon
Inauguration week: Support Staff Luncheon
September 19, 2012

The Working Group for Support Staff Issues hosted a welcome luncheon in honor of President L. Rafael Reif and his wife, Christine.

Reif greets an MIT staff members during the luncheon
Inauguration week: Support Staff Luncheon
September 19, 2012

The Working Group for Support Staff Issues hosted a welcome luncheon in honor of President L. Rafael Reif and his wife, Christine.

Greeting students
Class of 2016 Convocation
August 27, 2012

President L. Rafael Reif greets members of the Class of 2016 at Freshman Convocation.

President L. Rafael Reif talks with community members at the ice cream social
Ice cream social
July 02, 2012

On July 2, the Institute held a community ice cream social to welcome MIT's new president, L. Rafael Reif, and provost, Chris Kaiser.

President L. Rafael Reif talks with a community member at the ice cream social
Ice cream social
July 02, 2012

On July 2, the Institute held a community ice cream social to welcome MIT's new president, L. Rafael Reif, and provost, Chris Kaiser.

Commencement 2012
June 04, 2012

L. Rafael Reif congratulates a new graduate.

Commencement 2012
June 04, 2012

L. Rafael Reif with MIT's 14th President, Paul Gray.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif is introduced at a press conference announcing his selection as MIT's 17th president.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to MIT community members and journalists at the press conference.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif addresses the MIT Corporation at his election as MIT's 17th president.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif is given a standing ovation as he is introduced to the community as MIT's 17th president.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis (right) and other community members.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif talks to a student at a welcome event.

Reif Announced as President
May 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif addresses the crowd of students.

edX Announcement
May 02, 2012

L. Rafael Reif listens during the press conference.

MacVicar Day
March 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif chats with guests.

MacVicar Day
March 16, 2012

L. Rafael Reif welcomes the attendees at MacVicar Day.

Maseeh Hall Dedication
October 13, 2011

L. Rafael Reif with Fariborz Maseeh at the dedication of the new residence hall that bears his name.