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.
September 23, 2016
Undergraduate, Student Activities
September 12, 2016
Scattered clouds and light showers couldn’t keep guests away from the second annual Neighborhood Welcome Barbecue for MIT Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILGs) and their alumni and neighbors on Thursday, September 1.
Student Groups, FSILG
September 07, 2016
It’s a hot, sunny day in August 2015, and the city of Portland, Oregon plays host to the annual Red Bull Flugtag competition.
Student Activities, Student Groups, Graduate
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.