Paperback; 2012. 207 pages. Edited by David Kaiser. Includes essays by John Durant, Director, MIT Museum and Deborah Douglas, Curator of Science and Technology, MIT Museum.
Becoming MIT: Moments of Decision
How did MIT become MIT? This collection of eight essays describe some of the formative choices that have created the MIT of today. A readable and concise overview of how MIT survived challenges and evolved into today’s remarkable center of scientific research. As former MIT President Susan Hockfield writes in the epilogue “because of the Institute’s stature and impact, several moments that were decisive for MIT bent the larger arc of history as well.”
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