Kevin Shum

From hobby to landing a spot on the U.S. Figure Skating Team

January 11, 2019

“Representing the Skating Club of Boston, please welcome now, Kevin Shum!” says the announcer at the 2018 U.S. Collegiate National Championship in Adrian, Michigan. Shum, wearing a sparkly dark-blue-and-black jumpsuit, begins his free skate performance to “The Sound of Silence” by Disturbed.

Undergraduate, Athletics

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Hacking away and solving global energy problems

December 12, 2018

Over the first weekend of November, the MIT Energy Club hosted its fourth annual MIT EnergyHack, a three-day event focused on bringing together students from vastly different

Undergraduate, Student Groups

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Ridonkulous dancers

December 06, 2018

Cue the hip-hop jams, smooth footwork, and energetic dance moves — this is MIT’s Ridonkulous!

Undergraduate, Student Activities, Student Groups

MIT Alpha Phi

MIT’s First Sorority Awarded for Outstanding Residences

November 07, 2018

At the Alpha Phi International Women's Fraternity’s 72nd national Biennial Convention in Tucson, Arizona, MIT’s Zeta Phi chapter won the coveted House Corporation Board of the Year Award for “outstanding facility management,” besting 33 other applicants from Alpha Phi's 170 chapters.

Undergraduate, Awards, FSILG

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

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

Blue Hills Hike

PKG Summer Series: Students Take a Hike…Off-Campus

August 31, 2018

Over the summer, a group of MIT students laced up their sneakers and embarked on a day-long hike through Blue Hills Reservation – a vast area of land just outside the city that covers 7,000 acres and includes 125 miles of hiking trails.

Undergraduate, Public Service, PKG Center, Graduate

Pride Tour

PKG Summer Series: The History Project Pride Tour

August 02, 2018

On July 12, a group of MIT students, staff and faculty embarked on The History Project’s Pride Tour. The two-hour tour was led by Joan Ilacqua, co-chair of the board of directors for The History Project, which aims “to document, preserve, and share Boston’s LGBTQ history.”

Undergraduate, Public Service, PKG Center, Traditions, Graduate

Compass Group to manage new food and dining contract

April 27, 2018

Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa

Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate