hack

A Year of Many Firsts

November 15, 2017

Over the first weekend of November, the lobby of MIT’s Vannevar Bush Building served as the site for many introductions, brainstorming sessions, and ultimately, innovation. Participants from all over the world traveled to Cambridge to compete in the three-day annual MIT Energy Hackathon.

Student Groups

Puerto Rico Donation Drive

MIT Community Unites for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

November 07, 2017

Last month, the MIT Association of Puerto Rican Students organized a three-day donation drive from October 3-5 in efforts to help Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Crisis, Student Groups, Leadership, Public Service

CCLP

Community Cataylst Leadership Program

October 02, 2017

If you are a MIT student looking for opportunities to make valuable connections and become a better leader, you belong in the Community Catalyst Leadership Program. CCLP is an organization that pairs students with MIT alumni who serve as their coach from sophomore to senior year.

Undergraduate, Student Activities, Leadership

Jellyfish mural featuring AR

Borderline Murals Bring Art to Campus Tunnels

June 26, 2017

The labyrinthine tunnels of MIT are home to a variety of offices, laboratories, and storage spaces.

Arts

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

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

IAP Leadership

Inaugural IAP Leadership Development Workshop a Success

March 22, 2017

For over four decades, the Independent Activities Period (IAP) has provided members of the MIT community with a unique opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities.

Student Activities, ROTC, Leadership

FSILG 4

First Annual FSILG Retreat a Success

March 17, 2017

The Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILG) Office sponsored a retreat for new leaders at MIT’s Endicott House in Dedham, MA, on Saturday, February 4.

Student Groups, Leadership, FSILG