Fighting Hunger through Management Research

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

Tsegball players convene on the court,

MIT Physical Education Courses: Tsegball ft. Hayley and Micayla Flores

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

Rabbi Michelle Fisher and Assistant Director Freed stand with their awards.

MIT Hillel Receives “Strengthening Global Hillel” Award

January 04, 2017

Yasher koach (“good job”) to MIT Hillel!

Religious Life

Reid Weedon

MIT Honors the Memory of IRDF Founder Reid Weedon ‘41

January 04, 2017

Reid Weedon ‘41 was a very, very special member of the MIT community. His name may be familiar to many because he helped to found the Independent Residence Development Fund (IRDF) over fifty years ago. He was a very active member of his beloved fraternity, Phi Beta Epsilon.

FSILG

Coaching staff poses with award.

Softball Coaching Staff Recognized with Regional Award

December 22, 2016

Each year at their national convention, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recognizes National and Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year. This year’s convention was held in New Orleans from December 7 to 11, and was a special one for the MIT softball coaching staff of 2016.

Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER

Holiday Lights

Third Annual Tech Twinkles Tree Lighting Event Brings the Holiday Spirit to Campus

December 07, 2016

West campus sparkled on the night of December 1 as the third annual Tech Twinkles celebration brought holiday lighting to trees and walking paths outside the Zesiger Center and leading to Baker House.

Student Activities, Student Groups, Arts, Music

Sidney Pacific Graduate Community

Grad Student Housing Policy Updates Intended to Add Flexibility and Decrease Stress

December 07, 2016

Thanks to a cooperative effort between the Division of Student Life and the Graduate Student Council (GSC), graduate students will have more flexibility when applying for campus housing, or when departing from or returning to housing for leaves of absence.

Housing, Graduate

Dylan Lewis

Reaping in the Benefits of PE Courses

November 23, 2016

The MIT Physical Education Program’s Health and Wellness courses offer a unique student experience through hybrid coursework: half of the course is instructional physical activity, and the other half is discussion-based.

DAPER, Physical Education, PhysEd

MIT Football 2016

MIT Football tackles diversity and inclusion conversations: Players’ protest begins wave of discussion

November 03, 2016

The stands were filled with cheering fans. Music pulsed through the warm early fall breeze. On this particular Saturday, September 17, 2016, everyone was ready for some football.

Diversity, Inclusion, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER