mit-african-students-association

A community for African students at MIT

October 04, 2019

It is a warm September evening.

Diversity, Inclusion, Undergraduate, Student Activities, Graduate

Students building the Trojan Duck

Looking Back at REX Week: A Warm Welcome for First-Years

September 09, 2019

Immediately after MIT welcomed the class of 2023 to campus, first-year students  jumped into Residential Exploration (REX). All 10 of MIT’s undergraduate residence halls hosted activities throughout REX week to encourage new students to explore and get to know their potential neighbors.

First Year Students, First Year, Undergraduate

Award winners

MIT celebrates a year of excellence at the 2019 Awards Convocation

May 20, 2019

On May 13, over 300 members of the MIT community gathered in the Samberg Center (E52) to celebrate outstanding achievements by students, student groups, faculty, and community members at the annual MIT Awards Convocation.

Diversity, Inclusion, Undergraduate, Student Groups, Leadership, Public Service, PKG Center, Awards, Traditions

MIT Curling Club

MIT Curling Club

April 09, 2019

If you’ve ever watched the Winter Olympics, it’s likely you’ve seen the art of curling in action. Whether it’s the stone throwing, vicious sweeping, boisterous yelling, or funky uniforms, together it all makes for a quirky and addictive sport to watch and play.

Fitness, Student Groups, Athletics

Audrey Pillsbury

The Chemist and The Stage

March 14, 2019

Audrey Pillsbury has many different identities on campus: she is a musician and composer, she rows for MIT’s Women Openweight Crew team, and she studies chemistry (course 5).

Diversity, Undergraduate, Student Activities, Arts, Music, Traditions, Athletics

LeaderShape group

From vision to action: MIT LeaderShape

January 30, 2019

During MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP), over 50 students participated in a four-day intensive leadership development program called LeaderShape.

Diversity, Inclusion, First Year Students, Undergraduate, Student Activities, Leadership, Graduate

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

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