MIT Alpha Phi

MIT’s First Sorority Awarded for Outstanding Residences

November 07, 2018

At the Alpha Phi International Women's Fraternity’s 72nd national Biennial Convention in Tucson, Arizona, MIT’s Zeta Phi chapter won the coveted House Corporation Board of the Year Award for “outstanding facility management,” besting 33 other applicants from Alpha Phi's 170 chapters.

Undergraduate, Awards, FSILG

Stewart Issacs, a PhD student in AeroAstro and a world champion jump roper

Jumping through life and his passions at MIT

November 01, 2018

MIT AeroAstro graduate student Stewart Isaacs’s entire life has been centered on competitive jump rope. At age five, he and his sister joined their elementary school’s competitive jump rope team.

Wellness and Support, Graduate, Sports

Nina headshot

DeAgrela joins DSL's Intercultural Engagement team as assistant dean

October 25, 2018

Nina DeAgrela, M.Ed will join the Intercultural Engagement team as the assistant dean for multicultural programs. DeAgrela graduated from Bridgewater State University with a bachelor’s degree in communication. While there, she was heavily involved in residence life programs.

Diversity, Inclusion

TechMart Grand Opening

TechMart at-cost grocery pilot opens in Rebecca’s Café on the second floor of Walker Memorial

September 24, 2018

When the Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group (FISWG) submitted their report in spring 2017 to Suzy Nelson, vice president and dean for student life, one recommendation stood out: open a low-cost grocery sto

Dining

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