Pride Tour

PKG Summer Series: The History Project Pride Tour

August 02, 2018

On July 12, a group of MIT students, staff and faculty embarked on The History Project’s Pride Tour. The two-hour tour was led by Joan Ilacqua, co-chair of the board of directors for The History Project, which aims “to document, preserve, and share Boston’s LGBTQ history.”

Undergraduate, Public Service, PKG Center, Culture & Tradition, Graduate

scitech conference 2018

Reshaping the Arab World through Technology

July 25, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the MIT Arab Students’ Organization (ASO) held its first Arab Science and Technology conference, where leaders and innovators from across the globe gathered to discuss issues relating to education, technology and entrepreneurship in the MENA region.

Student Activities, Student Groups, Awards, Culture & Tradition

Ritoma

Basketball on the Roof of the World: MIT’s Willard Johnson in Tibet

July 11, 2018

What do an MIT basketball coach, Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang, and the Tibetan Plateau have in common?

Culture & Tradition, Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports

Chancellor Barnhat Addresses AILG Dinner

MIT Chancellor Barnhart Addresses AILG Annual Dinner

June 14, 2018

On May 30, nearly one hundred members of the FSILG community gathered at the MIT Museum for the annual business meeting of the Association of Independent Living Groups (AILG).

FSILG

Fundraising Seminar for MIT’s FSILGs

Fundraising Seminar for MIT’s FSILGs

June 13, 2018

MIT plans to team up with the Association of Independent Living Group (AILG) members to address deferred maintenance and repair of living facilities.

FSILG

MIT Day of Play

MIT Takes a Break with the Day of Play

June 04, 2018

Finals week is a stressful time for many of our students, but on a sunny Friday in May, the community puts studying aside for a few hours of food, games, music, and more at the MIT Day of Play.

Wellness and Support, Recreation

Piano Drop

Just Drop It: Baker House Piano Drop

May 15, 2018

MIT students are known for asking big questions that forever change the world of science.

Culture & Tradition

Compass Group to manage new food and dining contract

April 27, 2018

Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa

Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate

Scootah Hockey

Scootah Hockey: The Silly Sport of Simmons Hall

April 20, 2018

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, unsuspecting MIT community members strolled down Vassar Street by Simmons Hall. As they looked into its dining hall windows, it was not snacking students they saw, but rather a crowd dressed in pastel tutus, feather boas, and propeller hats.

Student Activities, Recreation