Students sitting outside Sidney-Pacific Residence Hall in the summer

Community Abounds as Sidney-Pacific Residence Hall Celebrates 20 Years

July 20, 2022

The largest graduate residence on MIT’s campus, Sidney-Pacific (NW86), also known as Sid-Pac, thrives on the community its residents have built over the past 20 years.

Diversity, Student Activities, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Traditions, Graduate

Two students wearing face masks holding up signs. One reads "Make Water Love" and the other that reads "Not Water War"

The return to campus and student life at MIT

October 01, 2021

Since mid-March 2020, MIT students have looked forward to a time when campus would reopen fully.

First Year Students, First Year, Traditions

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

Solstice

SpringFEST 2019

May 07, 2019

SpringFEST, an annual spring concert coordinated and hosted by MIT’s Undergraduate Association Events Committee (UA) is one of the largest student-run events on campus.

Undergraduate, Student Activities, Student Groups, Music, Traditions

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

MIT Water War

Water War: Invasion of East and West Campus

September 06, 2018

New and returning students cooled off from the late-summer heat by waging the Institute's annual water war — an MIT tradition that began in the early 2000s and is an official part of Residential Exploration (REX).

Undergraduate, Traditions

scitech conference 2018

Reshaping the Arab World through Technology

July 25, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the MIT Arab Students’ Organization (ASO) held its first Arab Science and Technology conference, where leaders and innovators from across the globe gathered to discuss issues relating to education, technology and entrepreneurship in the MENA region.

Student Activities, Student Groups, Awards, Traditions

Ritoma

Basketball on the Roof of the World: MIT’s Willard Johnson in Tibet

July 11, 2018

What do an MIT basketball coach, Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang, and the Tibetan Plateau have in common?

Traditions, Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports

Piano Drop

Just Drop It: Baker House Piano Drop

May 15, 2018

MIT students are known for asking big questions that forever change the world of science.

Traditions