Press News

Monday, 26 November 2018

The MIT Press to Launch Hybrid Print and Open Access Book Series

In Spring 2019, the MIT Press will launch <strong>Ideas series, a hybrid print and open access book series intended for general readers, that will provide fresh, strongly argued, and provocative views of the effects of digital technology on our ideas and thus on culture, business, government, education, and our lives.

Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Television Development Deal for The Curie Society Graphic Novel

The MIT Press and Einhorn’s Epic Productions (“EEP”) announced a deal to develop and produce an original graphic novel (“OGN”) titled The Curie Society. Scooter Braun’s SB Projects has also obtained the television rights and will codevelop the franchise for TV with EEP.

Wednesday, 31 October, 2018

In Memoriam: Sylvain Bromberger

The Press joins the family, friends, and the MIT community, in mourning the passing of Sylvain Bromberger, "philosopher of language and philosopher of science."

Monday, 29 October, 2018

Stephanie Feuer Wins 2018 MIT Press Pitchfest at the Boston Book Festival

Author Stephanie Feuer was selected as the event winner for her project, a forthcoming book on scent and human sensibility. Read a Q&A with Feuer.

Thursday, 25 October, 2018

MIT Press Celebrates Open Access Week 2018

The Knowledge Futures Group and the MIT Press partner on four new podcasts about open access initiatives.

Monday, 17 October, 2018

MIT Press Acquires Howard Gardner Memoir

The MIT Press is pleased to announce that we have acquired world rights to famed developmental psychologist Howard Gardner’s memoir.

Monday, 15 October, 2018

MIT Press Partners with Silverchair

Silverchair announced today a partnership with the MIT Press to develop and host a new eBooks platform, MIT Press Direct.

Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

The MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab Launch Knowledge Futures Group

The MIT Press announced today the launch of the Knowledge Futures Group (KFG), a first-of-its kind collaboration between a leading publisher and a world-class academic lab to transform how research information is created and shared.

Monday, 24 September, 2018

In Memoriam: Annette Michelson, Robert Venturi, and Paul Virilio

It is with deep regret that we acknowledge the passing of three MIT Press authors this month: Annette Michelson, Robert Venturi, and Paul Virilio.


Friday, 14 September, 2018

The University Press Group Welcomes New Managing Director

The University Press Group (US) Limited (UPG) will welcome Simon Gwynn as managing director on November 5th.

Tuesday, 17 April, 2018

MIT Receives NEH-Mellon Humanities Open Book Program Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the MIT Press a grant of $157,000 to support the digitization and open accessibility of landmark out-of-print architecture and urban studies titles published by the MIT Press.