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
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
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
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 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
May 19, 2017
MIT is well known for the prowess of its graduates in science and engineering—but not filmmaking. That may be changing with younger grads like Arthur Musah '04 MEng. '05. During his undergraduate career, Musah studied Course 6.
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 24, 2017
Faculty invited to learn more at informational reception on March 8
In 1933, Dr. Avery Allen Ashdown PhD ’24 was named the first housemaster in MIT’s residential system. He took up residence in a complex of buildings dubbed Graduate House (later renamed Senior House), and shaped the burgeoning community by identifying 46 graduate students to live in the dorm. So began the MIT tradition of faculty heads of house.
December 07, 2016
Thanks to a cooperative effort between the Division of Student Life (DSL) and the Graduate Student Council (GSC), graduate students will have more flexibility when applying for campus housing, or when departing from or returning to housing for leaves of absence.