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Hockfield and other administrators make their way to Killian Court
Friday, June 8, 2012

President Susan Hockfield makes her way — with other administrators and Commencement speaker Sal Khan ’98, MEng ‘98 (background, in black robe) — down Massachusetts Avenue and into Killian Court for MIT's 146th Commencement exercises.

Hockfield enters Rockwell Cage
Thursday, June 7, 2012

President Susan Hockfield enters Rockwell Cage with other administrators for the hooding ceremony for doctoral students.

Hockfield delivers hooding address
Thursday, June 7, 2012

President Susan Hockfield delivers her address during the hooding ceremony for doctoral students.

Hockfield Day: Glass Lab gift
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Aalap Dighe, left, the vice president of the Graduate Student Council, and TyShaun Wynter, former president of the Undergraduate Association, present President Susan Hockfield with a brightly colored vase from MIT's Glass Lab at the Hockfield Day celebration on May 17.

Hockfield Day: With family
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Hockfield and her family, including husband, Dr. Thomas Byrne, and daughter, Elizabeth Byrne, share a moment at Hockfield Day on May 17. The event celebrated Hockfield's service to the Institute over her presidency.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

(From left), Harvard Provost Alan Garber, Harvard President Drew Faust, MIT President Susan Hockfield and MIT Provost L. Rafael Reif at Wednesday morning's press conference after announcing edX.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

President Susan Hockfield (in green) and Harvard President Drew Faust are joined by students from both universities at the edX announcement.

President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

On Tuesday, April 10, MIT welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the MIT Media Lab.

President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

On Tuesday, April 10, MIT welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the MIT Media Lab.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

President Susan Hockfield delivers a lecture at the Boston Public Library as part of the Lowell Lecture Series which commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

President Susan Hockfield talks with students during a community picnic to celebrate the opening of Maseeh Hall.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

President Susan Hockfield talks with students during the community picnic to celebrate the opening of Maseeh Hall.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

President Susan Hockfield toasts the Institute at the Toast to the Tech 2011, the culmination of MIT's sesquicentennial celebration.

Ursula Burns and Susan Hockfield
Friday, June 3, 2011

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, left, with President Hockfield. Burns was MIT's Commencement speaker for 2011.

Delivering diplomas
Friday, June 3, 2011

President Hockfield hands out diplomas to MIT graduates on June 3, 2011.

Commencement processional
Friday, June 3, 2011

President Hockfield and other MIT administrators, faculty and guests are led down Massachusetts Avenue for the 2011 Commencement ceremonies.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

President Hockfield talks to students during the MIT Open House.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Hockfield and MIT's mascot, Tim the Beaver, participate in a flash mob at the MIT150 Open House

Friday, April 15, 2011

Madame Liu Yandong, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, and MIT President Susan Hockfield celebrate the signing of an agreement to encourage collaboration between MIT and Shanghai Jiao Tong University and establish a fellowship program with the China Scholarship Council to sponsor students from China to study at MIT.

Friday, April 15, 2011

(From left), CSAIL Director Victor Zue, Madame Liu Yandong, President Hockfield and Chancellor Eric Grimson.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

The 'iCharter' signed by representatives of the MIT community during the MIT150 Convocation.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

President Hockfield holds up the iCharter.

Susan Hockfield and David H. Koch
Friday, March 4, 2011

Susan Hockfield and David H. Koch at the March 4, 2011, dedication of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

Koch, Jacks, Brown and Hockfield
Friday, March 4, 2011

Susan Hockfield, David H. Koch, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Tyler Jacks at the March 4, 2011, dedication of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

Friday, January 7, 2011

President Hockfield addresses attendees at the MIT Museum kickoff for MIT's 150th anniversary.

Friday, January 7, 2011

President Hockfield and guests at the MIT150 kickoff at the MIT Museum

Friday, January 7, 2011

President Hockfield and guests at the MIT150 kickoff at the MIT Museum

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

President Hockfield talks to community members after the annual State of the Institute address.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

President Hockfield talks with community members after the annual State of the Institute address

Monday, June 28, 2010

President Hockfield meets Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou in Taipei.

Friday, June 25, 2010

President Hockfield talks to alumni at the MIT Club of Hong Kong.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

President Hockfield receives an overview of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University campus. Standing next to Dr. Hockfield on the right is SJTU Vice President Huang Zhen.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

President Hockfield delivers a speech on innovation and the global economy to students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

President Hockfield meets with Madame Liu Yandong, state councilor and member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee at the party's central headquarters in the Zhong Nan Hai area of Beijing.

Monday, June 21, 2010

President Hockfield meets Professor Binglin Gu, president of Tsinghua University, during a trip to China.

Monday, June 21, 2010

President Hockfield participates at a signing ceremony for an agreement to create the Tsinghua-MIT-Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Joint Center for Theoretical Computer Science. Standing next to President Hockfield, from left, are Tsinghua University President Binglin Gu and CUHK Chancellor Designate Joseph JY Sung.

Susan Hockfield hands out a diploma
Friday, June 4, 2010

Susan Hockfield hands out a diploma to a new graduate at the 2010 Commencement exercises.

Monday, May 10, 2010

President Hockfield talks with students during one of the Institute's annual community picnics.

Friday, October 23, 2009

President Hockfield and Professor Vladimir Bulovic listen as President Barack Obama talks during a visit to MIT.

Susan Hockfield and Gov. Deval Patrick
Friday, June 5, 2009

Susan Hockfield chats with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the keynote speaker at the 2009 Commencement exercises.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

President Susan Hockfield talks with 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration keynote speaker Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

President Hockfield with Phillip and Susan Ragon at the announcement of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard.

Susan Hockfield and Muhammad Yunus
Friday, June 6, 2008

Susan Hockfield and Muhammad Yunus talk prior to the 2008 Commencement exercises, where Yunus was the keynote speaker.

Photo opportunity in India
Friday, November 16, 2007

On Nov. 16, MIT President Susan Hockfield led a delegation on a weeklong trip to India, highlighting MIT's history with India and the potential for future collaborations.

Touring the solar house
Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Corey Fucetola, graduate student in elecrical engineering and computer science, gives President Susan Hockfield, and her daughter Elizabeth, a tour of the solar house being built at the corner of Albany and Portland streets.

Masterman and Hockfield
Monday, August 27, 2007

Incoming freshman Mary Masterman of Oklahoma shares conversation with President Susan Hockfield at her visit to International House after Freshman Convocation.

Friday, June 8, 2007

President Susan Hockfield (center) with MIT Corporation members Alex Dreyfoos (left) and Ronald Kurtz (right), at Commencement 2007.

Friday, June 8, 2007

President Hockfield hands out diplomas to MIT graduates at Commencement in 2007.

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita Institute Professor Mildred (Millie) Dresselhaus, left, with President Hockfield at an event in September 2006.

Hockfield greets freshmen and their families
Sunday, August 27, 2006

President Susan Hockfield and husband Dr. Thomas Byrne, right, greet incoming freshman Sriniwasan Mani, from Chicago, and parents Kamakshi, far left, and B.S. Mani after the freshman convocation.

Hockfield and Bodman
Wednesday, May 10, 2006

President Hockfield with former Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman in 2006

Moniz, Hockfield and Armstrong
Saturday, May 6, 2006

President Hockfield with Ernest J. Moniz and Robert C. Armstrong, during her announcement of the creation of the MIT Energy Initiative in 2006.

Hockfield speaks at the McGovern Institute opening
Saturday, November 5, 2005

President Susan Hockfield, a neuroscientist, speaks with great excitement at the opening of the McGovern Insitute for Brain Research.

Hockfield and Schrock
Wednesday, October 5, 2005

President Hockfield introduces Richard Schrock at a press conference after Schrock was named a Nobel Prize winner.

Truong talks to Hockfield
Monday, August 29, 2005

Incoming freshman Dong Truong talks to President Hockfield after the Freshman Convocation in 2005.

Friday, June 3, 2005

President Susan Hockfield marches into Killian Court with MIT administrators and faculty during Commencement 2005.

Friday, June 3, 2005

Class of 2005 President Rohit Gupta receives his diploma from President Susan Hockfield during commencement.

Friday, May 6, 2005

Three past presidents of MIT, from left, Howard W. Johnson, Paul E. Gray and Charles M. Vest, join President Susan Hockfield on her inauguration day.

Inauguration Week K-12 Educational Outreach Midway
Friday, May 6, 2005

President Hockfield at the Department of Biology's booth at the Inauguration Week K-12 Educational Outreach Midway.

Passing the charter
Friday, May 6, 2005

President Susan Hockfield accepts the leather-bound copy of MIT's charter from Dana G. Mead, chairman of the MIT Corporation as former presidents Charles M. Vest, Paul E. Gray and Howard W. Johnson look on.

Monday, May 2, 2005

President Hockfield enjoys a performace by the MIT Dance/Theater Ensemble with her husband, Dr. Thomas Byrne, and their daughter, Elizabeth.

Inauguration week chat with students
Monday, May 2, 2005

President Susan Hockfield, left, chats with students prior to the lighting of the 'White Noise/White Light' installation at the inaugurational kick-off celebration May 2, 2005. 

President Hockfield chats with Christopher Jones
Thursday, February 3, 2005

President Hockfield chats with Christopher Jones at the annual Martin Luther King breakfast in 2005.

Logarhythms serenade Hockfield
Monday, December 6, 2004

MIT President Susan Hockfield is serenaded by an MIT a cappella group, the Logarhythms, on her first day on the job.

President Hockfield
Monday, December 6, 2004

President Hockfield settles in during her first day on the job.

Linda Sharpe and Hockfield
Friday, October 1, 2004

Susan Hockfield, right, shares a word with alumna Linda Sharpe at the Alumni Association gathering.

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June 07, 2012
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May 17, 2012
Hockfield Day: With family
May 17, 2012
May 16, 2012
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President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
April 10, 2012
President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
April 10, 2012
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Hockfield and other administrators make their way to Killian Court
Commencement 2012
June 08, 2012

President Susan Hockfield makes her way — with other administrators and Commencement speaker Sal Khan ’98, MEng ‘98 (background, in black robe) — down Massachusetts Avenue and into Killian Court for MIT's 146th Commencement exercises.

Hockfield enters Rockwell Cage
Hooding ceremony 2012
June 07, 2012

President Susan Hockfield enters Rockwell Cage with other administrators for the hooding ceremony for doctoral students.

Hockfield delivers hooding address
Hooding ceremony 2012
June 07, 2012

President Susan Hockfield delivers her address during the hooding ceremony for doctoral students.

Hockfield Day: Glass Lab gift
Hockfield Day
May 17, 2012

Aalap Dighe, left, the vice president of the Graduate Student Council, and TyShaun Wynter, former president of the Undergraduate Association, present President Susan Hockfield with a brightly colored vase from MIT's Glass Lab at the Hockfield Day celebration on May 17.

Hockfield Day: With family
Hockfield Day
May 17, 2012

Hockfield and her family, including husband, Dr. Thomas Byrne, and daughter, Elizabeth Byrne, share a moment at Hockfield Day on May 17. The event celebrated Hockfield's service to the Institute over her presidency.

edX Announcement
May 16, 2012

(From left), Harvard Provost Alan Garber, Harvard President Drew Faust, MIT President Susan Hockfield and MIT Provost L. Rafael Reif at Wednesday morning's press conference after announcing edX.

EdX Announcement
May 02, 2012

President Susan Hockfield (in green) and Harvard President Drew Faust are joined by students from both universities at the edX announcement.

President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Brazilian President visits MIT
April 10, 2012

On Tuesday, April 10, MIT welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the MIT Media Lab.

President Hockfield and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
Brazilian President visits MIT
April 10, 2012

On Tuesday, April 10, MIT welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the MIT Media Lab.

Boston Public Library
February 07, 2012

President Susan Hockfield delivers a lecture at the Boston Public Library as part of the Lowell Lecture Series which commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Maseeh Hall Community Picnic
September 14, 2011

President Susan Hockfield talks with students during a community picnic to celebrate the opening of Maseeh Hall.

Maseeh Hall Community Picnic
September 14, 2011

President Susan Hockfield talks with students during the community picnic to celebrate the opening of Maseeh Hall.

Toast to Tech 2011
June 04, 2011

President Susan Hockfield toasts the Institute at the Toast to the Tech 2011, the culmination of MIT's sesquicentennial celebration.

Ursula Burns and Susan Hockfield
Hockfield and Burns
June 03, 2011

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, left, with President Hockfield. Burns was MIT's Commencement speaker for 2011.

Delivering diplomas
Delivering diplomas
June 03, 2011

President Hockfield hands out diplomas to MIT graduates on June 3, 2011.

Commencement processional
Commencement 2011 processional
June 03, 2011

President Hockfield and other MIT administrators, faculty and guests are led down Massachusetts Avenue for the 2011 Commencement ceremonies.

Open House
April 30, 2011

President Hockfield talks to students during the MIT Open House.

Open House
April 30, 2011

Hockfield and MIT's mascot, Tim the Beaver, participate in a flash mob at the MIT150 Open House

Chinese State Councilor Madame Liu Yandong visits MIT
April 15, 2011

Madame Liu Yandong, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, and MIT President Susan Hockfield celebrate the signing of an agreement to encourage collaboration between MIT and Shanghai Jiao Tong University and establish a fellowship program with the China Scholarship Council to sponsor students from China to study at MIT.

Chinese State Councilor Madame Liu Yandong visits MIT
April 15, 2011

(From left), CSAIL Director Victor Zue, Madame Liu Yandong, President Hockfield and Chancellor Eric Grimson.

Convocation
April 10, 2011

The 'iCharter' signed by representatives of the MIT community during the MIT150 Convocation.

Convocation
April 10, 2011

President Hockfield holds up the iCharter.

Susan Hockfield and David H. Koch
Koch Institute dedication ceremony
March 04, 2011

Susan Hockfield and David H. Koch at the March 4, 2011, dedication of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

Koch, Jacks, Brown and Hockfield
Koch Institute dedication ceremony
March 04, 2011

Susan Hockfield, David H. Koch, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Tyler Jacks at the March 4, 2011, dedication of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

MIT150 Kickoff
January 07, 2011

President Hockfield addresses attendees at the MIT Museum kickoff for MIT's 150th anniversary.

MIT150 kickoff
January 07, 2011

President Hockfield and guests at the MIT150 kickoff at the MIT Museum

MIT150 kickoff
January 07, 2011

President Hockfield and guests at the MIT150 kickoff at the MIT Museum

State of the Institute
September 29, 2010

President Hockfield talks to community members after the annual State of the Institute address.

State of the Institute
September 29, 2010

President Hockfield talks with community members after the annual State of the Institute address

China Trip
June 28, 2010

President Hockfield meets Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou in Taipei.

China Trip
June 25, 2010

President Hockfield talks to alumni at the MIT Club of Hong Kong.

China Trip
June 23, 2010

President Hockfield receives an overview of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University campus. Standing next to Dr. Hockfield on the right is SJTU Vice President Huang Zhen.

China Trip
June 23, 2010

President Hockfield delivers a speech on innovation and the global economy to students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

China Trip
June 22, 2010

President Hockfield meets with Madame Liu Yandong, state councilor and member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee at the party's central headquarters in the Zhong Nan Hai area of Beijing.

China Trip
June 21, 2010

President Hockfield meets Professor Binglin Gu, president of Tsinghua University, during a trip to China.

China Trip
June 21, 2010

President Hockfield participates at a signing ceremony for an agreement to create the Tsinghua-MIT-Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Joint Center for Theoretical Computer Science. Standing next to President Hockfield, from left, are Tsinghua University President Binglin Gu and CUHK Chancellor Designate Joseph JY Sung.

Susan Hockfield hands out a diploma
Commencement 2010
June 04, 2010

Susan Hockfield hands out a diploma to a new graduate at the 2010 Commencement exercises.

Community Event
May 10, 2010

President Hockfield talks with students during one of the Institute's annual community picnics.

President Obama Visits
October 23, 2009

President Hockfield and Professor Vladimir Bulovic listen as President Barack Obama talks during a visit to MIT.

Susan Hockfield and Gov. Deval Patrick
Commencement 2009
June 05, 2009

Susan Hockfield chats with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the keynote speaker at the 2009 Commencement exercises.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2009
February 05, 2009

President Susan Hockfield talks with 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration keynote speaker Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole.

Ragon Institute Announcement
February 04, 2009

President Hockfield with Phillip and Susan Ragon at the announcement of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard.

Susan Hockfield and Muhammad Yunus
Commencement 2008
June 06, 2008

Susan Hockfield and Muhammad Yunus talk prior to the 2008 Commencement exercises, where Yunus was the keynote speaker.

Photo opportunity in India
India trip
November 16, 2007

On Nov. 16, MIT President Susan Hockfield led a delegation on a weeklong trip to India, highlighting MIT's history with India and the potential for future collaborations.

Touring the solar house
Solar house
September 04, 2007

Corey Fucetola, graduate student in elecrical engineering and computer science, gives President Susan Hockfield, and her daughter Elizabeth, a tour of the solar house being built at the corner of Albany and Portland streets.

Masterman and Hockfield
Visiting the dorms
August 27, 2007

Incoming freshman Mary Masterman of Oklahoma shares conversation with President Susan Hockfield at her visit to International House after Freshman Convocation.

Commencement 2007
June 08, 2007

President Susan Hockfield (center) with MIT Corporation members Alex Dreyfoos (left) and Ronald Kurtz (right), at Commencement 2007.

Commencement 2007
June 08, 2007

President Hockfield hands out diplomas to MIT graduates at Commencement in 2007.

Hockfield and Dresselhaus
September 30, 2006

Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita Institute Professor Mildred (Millie) Dresselhaus, left, with President Hockfield at an event in September 2006.

Hockfield greets freshmen and their families
Freshman Convocation 2006
August 27, 2006

President Susan Hockfield and husband Dr. Thomas Byrne, right, greet incoming freshman Sriniwasan Mani, from Chicago, and parents Kamakshi, far left, and B.S. Mani after the freshman convocation.

Hockfield and Bodman
Hockfield and Bodman
May 10, 2006

President Hockfield with former Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman in 2006

Moniz, Hockfield and Armstrong
MIT Energy Initiative
May 06, 2006

President Hockfield with Ernest J. Moniz and Robert C. Armstrong, during her announcement of the creation of the MIT Energy Initiative in 2006.

Hockfield speaks at the McGovern Institute opening
McGovern Institute opens
November 05, 2005

President Susan Hockfield, a neuroscientist, speaks with great excitement at the opening of the McGovern Insitute for Brain Research.

Hockfield and Schrock
Schrock wins Nobel
October 05, 2005

President Hockfield introduces Richard Schrock at a press conference after Schrock was named a Nobel Prize winner.

Truong talks to Hockfield
Freshman Convocation 2005
August 29, 2005

Incoming freshman Dong Truong talks to President Hockfield after the Freshman Convocation in 2005.

Commencement 2005
June 03, 2005

President Susan Hockfield marches into Killian Court with MIT administrators and faculty during Commencement 2005.

Commencement 2005
June 03, 2005

Class of 2005 President Rohit Gupta receives his diploma from President Susan Hockfield during commencement.

Inauguration: Four presidents
May 06, 2005

Three past presidents of MIT, from left, Howard W. Johnson, Paul E. Gray and Charles M. Vest, join President Susan Hockfield on her inauguration day.

Inauguration Week K-12 Educational Outreach Midway
Inauguration: K-12 Outreach
May 06, 2005

President Hockfield at the Department of Biology's booth at the Inauguration Week K-12 Educational Outreach Midway.

Passing the charter
Inauguration
May 06, 2005

President Susan Hockfield accepts the leather-bound copy of MIT's charter from Dana G. Mead, chairman of the MIT Corporation as former presidents Charles M. Vest, Paul E. Gray and Howard W. Johnson look on.

Inauguration Week performances
May 02, 2005

President Hockfield enjoys a performace by the MIT Dance/Theater Ensemble with her husband, Dr. Thomas Byrne, and their daughter, Elizabeth.

Inauguration week chat with students
Inauguration week arts
May 02, 2005

President Susan Hockfield, left, chats with students prior to the lighting of the 'White Noise/White Light' installation at the inaugurational kick-off celebration May 2, 2005. 

President Hockfield chats with Christopher Jones
MLK Jr. Breakfast 2005
February 03, 2005

President Hockfield chats with Christopher Jones at the annual Martin Luther King breakfast in 2005.

Logarhythms serenade Hockfield
An a cappella serenade
December 06, 2004

MIT President Susan Hockfield is serenaded by an MIT a cappella group, the Logarhythms, on her first day on the job.

President Hockfield
Settling in
December 06, 2004

President Hockfield settles in during her first day on the job.

Linda Sharpe and Hockfield
Meeting alumni
October 01, 2004

Susan Hockfield, right, shares a word with alumna Linda Sharpe at the Alumni Association gathering.