MIT Syncopasian AAPI advocacy music video screenshot

A cappella for a cause

June 01, 2021

In recognition of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage month -- a period dedicated to the celebration and acknowledgement of the enduring contributions and influence of Asians and Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)

Student Groups, Music

New Associate and Interim Heads of House

Simmons, Maseeh, and Warehouse Welcome New House Team Members

May 26, 2021

Faculty living in residence halls with students is a longstanding tradition of the MIT housing system, and heads of house become central figures in their community’s lives as mentors and supporters.

Undergraduate, Housing, Graduate

The _finite walking paths concept

COVID Hacks in action

April 27, 2021

In January, when MIT’s campus was snowy and students were engaged in their Independent Activities Period, the Undergraduate Association (UA) announced a team-up with MIT leaders to source ideas on making the upcoming spring semester more enjoyable despite the pandemic.

Undergraduate, Student Activities, Student Groups

Kresge Oval at night with 3795 battery-operated candles displayed on the grass saying Stop Asian Hate

Standing in Solidarity with the AAPI Community

April 09, 2021

On Saturday, April 3, members of the community -- students, staff, faculty, and affiliates -- with COVIDPass eligibility were invited to reflect, mourn, and show their solidarity with the MIT Asian American and Pacific Islande

Diversity, Inclusion

Sidney Pacific community members in Zoom room together hold cards they designed and wrote to a loved one.

Reinventing the Graduate Student Community During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Nearly a year since the pandemic upended the day-to-day lives of the community and in-person instruction turned into virtual Zoom classes, students have gone above and beyond to create and nurture connections with one another

Wellness and Support, Housing, Graduate

Central Square, Cambridge

MIT Housing System and Division of Student Life Team Up to Support Local Eateries

March 17, 2021

Program defrays the cost of ordering from local restaurants for COVID-safe residence gatherings.

Undergraduate, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate

First Year Leadership Experience logo

Empowering First-Year Students with the First-Year Leadership Experience

January 21, 2021

This year has been full of twists, turns, and pivots from all members in the MIT community in the face of the ongoing pandemic.

First Year Students, Leadership

Jeana Choi (left) and Koumani Ntowe (right) in black adidas sweatshirts with gold strips and black facemasks posing with their arms crossed

MIT Society of Women Engineers' Journey into the Virtual Semester

December 16, 2020

When the student body was sent home back in March in the face of the pandemic, the

Undergraduate, Student Groups

Four people in Zoom room laptop (left) and an orange MIT EnergyHack logo on monitor (right)

Focused on innovative solutions to the world’s energy challenges

November 21, 2020

Like many things in 2020, the annual MIT EnergyHack hosted by the MIT Energy Club looked very different this year.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate