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
March 20, 2018
Recent survey data show that 2-8 percent of MIT graduate students and as many as 13 percent of MIT undergraduates do not have enough to eat. And the problem is not unique to MIT: other similar schools report that about 20 percent of their students struggle with food insecurity.
Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate
January 25, 2018
Following a 16-year head-of-house career that spanned three decades and two residence halls, Professor Anne E.C. McCants and her husband Bill have announced that they will step down from their post in Burton Conner House (BC) at the end of this academic year.
Undergraduate, Housing, Work for DSL, Dean for Student Life
March 01, 2017
Survey designed with input from students, faculty, and staff; gives enrolled students opportunity to express opinions about MIT experience.
Vice President and Dean for Student Life Suzy Nelson has invited all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students to share their thoughts on the MIT student experience by participating in the 2017 Student Quality of Life (SQL) survey.
Undergraduate, Dean for Student Life, Graduate
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
October 18, 2016
As work on west campus residential planning continues, a committee of students, faculty, and staff formed by Vice President and Dean for Student Life Suzy Nelson rele
Undergraduate, Housing, VP for Student Life, Dean for Student Life
April 04, 2016
“If you’re gonna play the game, boy, you gotta learn to play it right,” said Professor Terenzini. Referencing the singer Kenny Rogers, Terenzini hoped this statement would invoke thought into how to approach educating current college students.
Dean for Student Life
September 15, 2015
MIT’s investment in online education is transforming how the Institute teaches and how students learn. Now the Division of Student Life (DSL) is preparing to join the online learning revolution, thanks to the support of two alumni.
Online Learning, Dean for Student Life
September 14, 2015
While coasting in a boat in the middle of the Charles River, it is easy to see the appeal of escaping the demands of MIT to sail between the cityscapes of Boston and Cambridge.
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