Latest News Stories

Scootah Hockey

Scootah Hockey: The Silly Sport of Simmons Hall

April 20, 2018

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, unsuspecting MIT community strolled down Vassar Street by Simmons Hall. Had 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

ThisisMIT_poster_final_notext[1].png

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

Tsegball players convene on the court,

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

Coaching staff poses with award.

Softball Coaching Staff Recognized with Regional Award

December 22, 2016

Each year at their national convention, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recognizes National and Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year. This year’s convention was held in New Orleans from December 7 to 11, and was a special one for the MIT softball coaching staff of 2016.

Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER

Dylan Lewis

Reaping in the Benefits of PE Courses

November 23, 2016

The MIT Physical Education Program’s Health and Wellness courses offer a unique student experience through hybrid coursework: half of the course is instructional physical activity, and the other half is discussion-based.

DAPER, Physical Education, PhysEd