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

SEVT

MIT's Solar Electric Vehicle Team Shines in American Solar Challenge

August 22, 2018

Last month, MIT’s Solar Electric Vehicle Team (SEVT) completed their first race in three years: The 2018 American Solar Challenge (ASC). The event was a series of competitions during which the team proved their exceptional talent and problem-solving abilities.

Student Groups, Recreation

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

scitech conference 2018

Reshaping the Arab World through Technology

July 25, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the MIT Arab Students’ Organization (ASO) held its first Arab Science and Technology conference, where leaders and innovators from across the globe gathered to discuss issues relating to education, technology and entrepreneurship in the MENA region.

Student Activities, Student Groups, Awards, Culture & Tradition

Ritoma

Basketball on the Roof of the World: MIT’s Willard Johnson in Tibet

July 11, 2018

What do an MIT basketball coach, Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang, and the Tibetan Plateau have in common?

Culture & Tradition, Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports

Chancellor Barnhat Addresses AILG Dinner

MIT Chancellor Barnhart Addresses AILG Annual Dinner

June 14, 2018

On May 30, nearly one hundred members of the FSILG community gathered at the MIT Museum for the annual business meeting of the Association of Independent Living Groups (AILG).

FSILG

Fundraising Seminar for MIT’s FSILGs

Fundraising Seminar for MIT’s FSILGs

June 13, 2018

MIT plans to team up with the Association of Independent Living Group (AILG) members to address deferred maintenance and repair of living facilities.

FSILG