December 07, 2015
May 06, 2015
March 22, 2017
For over four decades, the Independent Activities Period (IAP) has provided members of the MIT community with a unique opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities.
Student Activities, ROTC, Leadership
March 17, 2017
The Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILG) Office sponsored a retreat for new leaders at MIT’s Endicott House in Dedham, MA, on Saturday, February 4.
Student Groups, Leadership, FSILG
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
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.
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
October 24, 2016
A fall chill couldn’t stop students from across the MIT community from gathering at Kresge Oval on October 14 in support of Amphibious Achievement’s fifth annual Erg-a-thon.
August 10, 2016
A visitor to MIT’s Killian Court will see plenty of students enjoying the outdoor space—some study, some play games, some take in the view of the Charles River. And now, some students even chase Pokémon. Nintendo’s blockbuster game has taken over the country since its July 6 release, and MIT’s campus is no exception.