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From Thursday, April 21

With its inaugural Together in Service Day — which included volunteer-based events around the campus, region, and world — MIT managed on Tuesday to rally its entire community around a good cause, while strengthening ties with its host city of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From Tuesday, April 19

On Saturday, April 23, the Institute will open its doors to the greater community as all are invited to campus to discover what’s happening under the dome at the MIT Open House. This event is a unique opportunity for students, teachers, alumni, children of all ages, members of the Cambridge community, and visitors coming from around Massachusetts and beyond to see what MIT is all about, up close and personal. With more than 350 activities to choose from, the event will entertain and inspire participants who have a broad spectrum of tastes.

From The Boston Herald Saturday, April 16

“MIT is showing off its robots, lasers and labs to the public to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the school's move from Boston to Cambridge.”

From The Tech Thursday, April 14

“Nearly 80 departments and labs will host a total of 380 activities in 170 spaces around campus for 20,000 visitors on April 23 in an open house to commemorate the 100th anniversary of MIT’s move to Cambridge. The activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.”

From MIT News Wednesday, April 13

Strung together by a series of clever video clips showing the MIT campus being explored by flying drones, a hopping “super mini cheetah” robot, Tim the Beaver, and assorted other guides, a symposium at Kresge auditorium on Tuesday provided an array of brief talks that gave an inspiring and extraordinarily varied sampling of the research and creativity to be found on every corner of the campus.