Sun, 08/19/2018

Did you enjoy your research during MIT INSPIRE? Consider participating in Stemanities, a research competition co-founded by high school students and sponsored by The Institute for Biomedical Sciences.


Fri, 02/03/2017

An article written by Michael Cheng, an INSPIRE 2016 Finalist regarding his seven month long INSPIRE journey last year. ...

Thu, 10/13/2016

Congratulations to Prof. Bengt Holmström, the Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics at MIT, and an INSPIRE judge, for receiving the 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel....

Sat, 06/25/2016

An essay by Annette Gordon-Reed, a professor of American legal history at Harvard University.

Sat, 06/18/2016

Summary of the second annual INSPIRE competition and event held at MIT in April 2016.

Wed, 12/02/2015

Check out this announcement about the competition and some wisdom about MIT admissions. 

Sat, 10/24/2015

MIT named among top three universities worldwide for Humanities and Arts Education by Times Higher Education 2015 World University Rankings.

Mon, 05/25/2015

Check out this article about MIT INSPIRE's inaugural competition!

Sat, 04/18/2015

Check out Nicholas Kristof's three reasons why "the humanities enrich our souls and sometimes even our pocketbooks as well" in this fascinating New York Times article.

Sun, 01/25/2015

Nobel Laureate Edumund Phelps explains that economies need a boost in dynamism in order to spur innovation.

"A necessary first step is to restore the humanities in high school and university curricula. Exposure to literature, philosophy, and history will inspire young people to seek a...