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MIT senior leads diverse projects to help women and students in developing countries.
Kate Telma | MIT News correspondent
Public Service, PKG Center
February 09, 2017
Suzy Nelson started as MIT’s vice president and dean for student life on July 1, 2016. She came to the Institute after a national search and brings broad experience from managing student affairs and residential life at Colgate University, Harvard University, and Cornell University to the role. During her first semester at the Institute, Nelson worked with students, faculty, and staff to invigorate the Division of Student Life’s mission and goals, and is leading major projects related to residence hall development and renovation, student support, and diversity and inclusion.
Wellness and Support, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, FSILG
February 08, 2017
Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) is MIT’s primary on-campus resource for preventing and responding to interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
February 08, 2017
The MIT Hobby Shop began during the 1937-38 academic year. Vannevar Bush, then vice president of MIT, granted a group of sixteen students permission to use a room in the basement of Building 2 as a woodworking and metal shop.
February 06, 2017
Walking through Lobby 10 after a final exam, students may find some smiling people offering free hot chocolate. This lifesaving beverage—as well as a number of other sweet treats—are offered to MIT students thanks to the MIT Lab for Chocolate Science.
Student Activities, Student Groups
January 25, 2017
Students, faculty, staff, and visitors entering the second floor of the Stratton Student Center (W20) have long been greeted by the Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Gallery—a gift from MIT’s Class of 1983 that has served as a home for student art exhibits for more than thirty years.
January 19, 2017
When MBA student Prerna Sekhri saw the job description for an “innovation fellow” in the World Food Programme’s Emergencies and Transitions Unit, she was strongly drawn to the opportunity.
Public Service, PKG Center, Fellowships
January 12, 2017
Micayla Flores is a sophomore at MIT, and has played basketball since she was seven years old. She spent her freshman year playing for the MIT varsity basketball team, until an injury prevented her from continuing. Her sister, Hayley, is just beginning her freshman year..
Athletics, Sports, Physical Education, PhysEd
January 04, 2017
Yasher koach (“good job”) to MIT Hillel!