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  • On campus, key moments of 2022 included an Institute-wide dance celebration, a visit from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, a community event to welcome new president Sally Kornbluth, and a special screening of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

    MIT community in 2022: A year in review

    In 2022, MIT returned to a bit of normalcy after the challenge of Covid-19 began to subside. The Institute prepared to bid farewell to its president and later announced his successor; announced five flagship projects in a new competition aimed at tackling…
  • Incoming president Sally Kornbluth greeted the MIT community during an event held on Oct. 27.

    Community members greet MIT’s 18th president

    On a warm, sunny afternoon last Thursday, MIT’s community gathered under a tent on Hockfield Court to meet the Institute’s next president, Sally Kornbluth. Amid a festive, celebratory atmosphere that included live music and fall treats, Kornbluth soaked in…
  • At the community introduction event, Reif presented Kornbluth with a glass pumpkin, created in MIT’s Glass Lab in the signature blue color of Duke University, where she has served as a faculty member since 1994 and as provost since 2014.

    On campus, a warm welcome for MIT’s next president, Sally Kornbluth

    Incoming MIT President Sally Kornbluth greeted members of the Institute community at a campus event on Thursday afternoon, outlining her vision and values, and thanking everyone for the reception she has enjoyed. “The warmth and welcome I’ve received…
  • Sally Kornbluth will assume the MIT presidency on Jan. 1, 2023.

    Sally Kornbluth is named as MIT’s 18th president

    Sally A. Kornbluth, a cell biologist whose eight-year tenure as Duke University’s provost has earned her a reputation as a brilliant administrator, a creative problem-solver, and a leading advocate of academic excellence, has been selected as MIT’s 18th…
  • President-Elect Sally Kornbluth speaks to the MIT community on Thursday, Oct. 20.

    Remarks by President-Elect Sally Kornbluth to the MIT community

    The following remarks were given by President-Elect Sally Kornbluth to a gathering of community members in room 10-250 on Thursday, Oct. 20. Thank you, Madam Chair, for the warm introduction. And thank you also for the careful and thorough way…