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

Silent Witness Project

Violence Prevention and Response raise awareness of domestic and intimate partner violence

October 27, 2017

While Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) stages special events and communications to mark the 30th annual National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, VPR staff work year-round to educate students, faculty, and staff on sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, harassment, and stalking, an

Wellness and Support

W20

Division of Student Life Introduces Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

July 31, 2017

The Division of Student Life’s Staff Engagement Advisory Board (SEAboard) has introduced a statement intended to inform and guide staff on issues related to diversity and inclusion:

Diversity, Inclusion

Bootcamp

Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes

June 05, 2017

Through taking the Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes Physical Education course, Bryan Chen ‘19 found himself consistently pushing past his limits by setting and achieving new fitness goals.

Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd

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

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

Suzy Nelson

Three Questions with Suzy Nelson

February 09, 2017

Suzy Nelson started as MIT’s vice president and dean for student life on July 1, 2016. She came to the Institute after a national search and brings broad experience from managing student affairs and residential life at Colgate University, Harvard University, and Cornell University to the role. During her first semester at the Institute, Nelson worked with students, faculty, and staff to invigorate the Division of Student Life’s mission and goals, and is leading major projects related to residence hall development and renovation, student support, and diversity and inclusion.

Wellness and Support, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, FSILG

MIT Football 2016

MIT Football tackles diversity and inclusion conversations: Players’ protest begins wave of discussion

November 03, 2016

The stands were filled with cheering fans. Music pulsed through the warm early fall breeze. On this particular Saturday, September 17, 2016, everyone was ready for some football.

Diversity, Inclusion, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER