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

MIT Day of Play

MIT Takes a Break with the Day of Play

June 04, 2018

Finals week is a stressful time for many of our students, but on a sunny Friday in May, the community puts studying aside for a few hours of food, games, music, and more at the MIT Day of Play.

Wellness and Support, Recreation

IFC Wins Impact Award

IFC Wins Impact Award for Student-Led Consultant Initiative

April 19, 2018

The MIT Interfraternity Council was recognized with an Amy Vojta Impact Award for their risk management efforts at the 2018 Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) Annual Conference over the weekend of February 24.

Conflict Management, Student Groups, Leadership, FSILG