Pistol Range

Taking Pistol is Better Together (Even If It’s Not Planned!)

June 04, 2017

As part of the Pirate Certificate, the pistol course is one of the most popular courses offered by the MIT Physical Education program.

Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd

duPont Athletic Center

Multicultural Programs, LBGTQ+ Services Moving to New Offices in W31

June 01, 2017

“Students I work with have been wanting this, and I’m glad it’s happening!” La-Tarri Canty, director of the Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP), channeled the enthusiasm of students, alumni, faculty, and staff over the announcement that OMP and LBGTQ+ Services in the Division of Student Life (

Diversity, Inclusion

Naija Beta

From Africa to MIT and Back Again

May 19, 2017

MIT is well known for the prowess of its graduates in science and engineering—but not filmmaking. That may be changing with younger grads like Arthur Musah '04 MEng. '05. During his undergraduate career, Musah studied Course 6.

Undergraduate, Graduate

MIT Parkour

Challenge Yourself with Parkour

May 11, 2017

Running through obstacle courses? Climbing up walls? Twin sisters Rachel and Carissa Skye ‘19 never thought they’d be able to do these activities at MIT while earning Physical Education credits, but they were given the opportunity to do so through Parkour.

Athletics, Physical Education, PhysEd

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem Makes the Magic at Annual Fundraising Gala

May 05, 2017

Every August, a group of MIT student counselors and young campers make their way into the mountains of New Hampshire for a fun-filled week of summer camp. But Camp Kesem—kesem is Hebrew for “magic”—stands out among the rest.

Student Activities, Student Groups

MIT IDEAS 2017 winning teams.

“IDEAS” to change the world

May 02, 2017

MIT teams innovating in medical, education, environment, and other fields split prizes totaling $95,000.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office

Public Service, PKG Center, IDEAS

Richard Turner

Renowned Card Manipulator Richard Turner Visits MIT

April 18, 2017

“No matter what hand someone’s dealt in life, don’t let anyone tell you. . .you can’t play, or something is impossible,” said world-renowned card manipulator Richard Turner to the MIT and Greater Boston community on February 25.

Student Activities, Student Groups

Ballpit

Second Annual RAK Week Brings Smiles to Campus

April 12, 2017

Last month, MIT students, faculty, and staff celebrated the second annual Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) week from March 6–10.

Wellness and Support, Student Activities

Women's Tennis NEWMAC Championship

Engineers Triumph in Fall and Winter Sports

April 11, 2017

The 2016–17 fall and winter athletic seasons proved highly successful for the MIT Engineers as teams, coaches, and students alike earned numerous awards and honors.

Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER