MIT Arab Scitech mentors and judges

MIT Arab SciTech Virtual IDEAthon rethinks learning during Covid-19

June 29, 2020

This spring, the MIT Arab Student Organization hosted a virtual IDEAthon with the theme “Learn from Home: Rethinking Learning during the Covid-19 Crisis.” The IDEAthon was the first step to tackle the challenges facing more than 200 million studen

Student Groups

MIT Awards Convocation Logo

The 2020 Awards Convocation recognizes and honors MIT community members

June 12, 2020

Though Covid-19 is preventing community members from gathering on campus for the annual Awards Convocation celebration, the selection committees today announced the recipients of more than 40 awards typically presented at the celebration.

Awards

MIT Campus from Boston

Statement on furloughs for some contract dining, fitness workers, and next steps for child care workers

May 22, 2020

In March, as life on campus was changing rapidly, it became clear that many of the contract workers who make up an integral part of the MIT community would not be able to conduct their jobs on a sparsely populated campus.

Minecraft-themed MIT Logathythms concert poster

MIT Logarhythms host a virtual concert and release a sneak peek of their new EP

May 21, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic, the MIT Logarhythms have not missed a beat in finding new ways to stay connected, making music, and engaging with the MIT community.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Music

A capella group singing “Boy With Luv” by BTS (feat. Halsey) in Zoom

A cappella group uses music to get through quarantine together

May 15, 2020

To stay connected and positive during quarantine, members of Syncopasian, MIT’s premier East Asian a cappella group, produced a Zoom-themed music video to the song “Boy With Luv” by BTS (feat. Halsey).

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Music

Bedroom drawing with girl in foreground playing piano.

Borderline Tunnels with a Virtual Twist

May 08, 2020

Below the concrete sidewalks and pathways between MIT Buildings 66 and E17 lives a labyrinth of tunnels home to a 200-foot-long wall of

Wellness and Support, First Year Students, Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate

Minecraft Killian Court

Building and Reconnecting MIT in Minecraft

April 03, 2020

Many MIT students, like their beaver mascot, are well-known for engineering skills, industrious habits, and for creating some amazing things late into the night.

Student Activities, Student Groups

Howard Dining Hall

MIT Funds to Support Campus Dining Workers Until May 22

March 23, 2020

MIT has announced it will provide funding for continued wages and benefits for contract Institute dining workers from two companies, Bon Appetit and Restaurant Associates. This funding supports more than 225 workers who were subject to layoffs.

Dining

MIT Campus from Boston

3 Questions: David Friedrich on graduate student housing and financial support measures

February 25, 2020

Senior Associate Dean for Housing & Residential Services discusses efforts to support Eastgate residents, vision for interconnected housing and financial support strategy

Housing, Graduate