MIT has a long history of welcoming students from different backgrounds and countries all over the globe, and wherever they’re from, MIT works to help them find opportunities for cultural enrichment on campus.
Given his understanding of MIT, one might mistake him for an alumnus. But award-winning novelist Matthew Pearl has created a stir among the MIT community with his newest work, The Technologists, a new historical fiction thriller set against the backdrop of Boston circa 1868.
Five-decades of pioneering women alumnae gathered on the weekend of Oct 5-6 to rejoice and celebrate their special experiences as residents of McCormick Hall. This all-female dormitory was the first of its kind at MIT, and remains a highly popular choice for current undergraduates.