MIT Water War

Water War: Invasion of East and West Campus

September 06, 2018

New and returning students cooled off from the late-summer heat by waging the Institute's annual water war — an MIT tradition that began in the early 2000s and is an official part of Residential Exploration (REX).

Undergraduate, Culture & Tradition

EnginneryourHealth PLUS

Pilot Program Helps Students Boost Wellness

September 06, 2018

MIT’s new ENGINEERyourHEALTH PLUS program utilizes recreation to help students find practices to enhance their emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing.

Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Zesiger Center, DAPER, Recreation, Recreation

Blue Hills Hike

PKG Summer Series: Students Take a Hike…Off-Campus

August 31, 2018

Over the summer, a group of MIT students laced up their sneakers and embarked on a day-long hike through Blue Hills Reservation – a vast area of land just outside the city that covers 7,000 acres and includes 125 miles of hiking trails.

Undergraduate, Public Service, PKG Center, Graduate

Pride Tour

PKG Summer Series: The History Project Pride Tour

August 02, 2018

On July 12, a group of MIT students, staff and faculty embarked on The History Project’s Pride Tour. The two-hour tour was led by Joan Ilacqua, co-chair of the board of directors for The History Project, which aims “to document, preserve, and share Boston’s LGBTQ history.”

Undergraduate, Public Service, PKG Center, Culture & Tradition, Graduate

Compass Group to manage new food and dining contract

April 27, 2018

Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa

Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate

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Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group Releases Findings and Recommendations

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

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After 16 years as heads of house, McCants to step down from Burton Conner

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

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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

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Campus Lights Bring Holiday Cheer to MIT Community

December 19, 2017

Tech Twinkles, a celebration of holiday lights on MIT’s campus, drew hundreds of students and community members to the Stratton Student Center on December 6.

Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Student Groups