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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

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

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

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Students share their passions outside the classroom

January 18, 2018

It is well-known that MIT students are academically exceptional. What is less known is how well-rounded, creative, and artistic they are.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Arts, Music, Culture & Tradition, Graduate, Athletics

Bootcamp

Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes

June 05, 2017

Through taking the Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes Physical Education course, Bryan Chen ‘19 found himself consistently pushing past his limits by setting and achieving new fitness goals.

Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd

Pistol Range

Taking Pistol is Better Together (Even If It’s Not Planned!)

June 04, 2017

As part of the Pirate Certificate, the pistol course is one of the most popular courses offered by the MIT Physical Education program.

Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd

MIT Parkour

Challenge Yourself with Parkour

May 11, 2017

Running through obstacle courses? Climbing up walls? Twin sisters Rachel and Carissa Skye ‘19 never thought they’d be able to do these activities at MIT while earning Physical Education credits, but they were given the opportunity to do so through Parkour.

Athletics, Physical Education, PhysEd

Women's Tennis NEWMAC Championship

Engineers Triumph in Fall and Winter Sports

April 11, 2017

The 2016–17 fall and winter athletic seasons proved highly successful for the MIT Engineers as teams, coaches, and students alike earned numerous awards and honors.

Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER

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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