New Associate and Interim Heads of House

Simmons, Maseeh, and Warehouse Welcome New House Team Members

May 26, 2021

Faculty living in residence halls with students is a longstanding tradition of the MIT housing system, and heads of house become central figures in their community’s lives as mentors and supporters.

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Sidney Pacific community members in Zoom room together hold cards they designed and wrote to a loved one.

Reinventing the Graduate Student Community During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Nearly a year since the pandemic upended the day-to-day lives of the community and in-person instruction turned into virtual Zoom classes, students have gone above and beyond to create and nurture connections with one another

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Central Square, Cambridge

MIT Housing System and Division of Student Life Team Up to Support Local Eateries

March 17, 2021

Program defrays the cost of ordering from local restaurants for COVID-safe residence gatherings.

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Four people in Zoom room laptop (left) and an orange MIT EnergyHack logo on monitor (right)

Focused on innovative solutions to the world’s energy challenges

November 21, 2020

Like many things in 2020, the annual MIT EnergyHack hosted by the MIT Energy Club looked very different this year.

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Beirut Destruction

MIT community unites for Beirut explosion relief efforts

October 05, 2020

On August 4th, the third-largest blast the world has ever seen shook the city of Beirut, Lebanon. The city’s core was wiped out.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate

Bedroom drawing with girl in foreground playing piano.

Borderline Tunnels with a Virtual Twist

May 08, 2020

Below the concrete sidewalks and pathways between MIT Buildings 66 and E17 lives a labyrinth of tunnels home to a 200-foot-long wall of

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MIT Campus from Boston

3 Questions: David Friedrich on graduate student housing and financial support measures

February 25, 2020

Senior Associate Dean for Housing & Residential Services discusses efforts to support Eastgate residents, vision for interconnected housing and financial support strategy

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A message to graduate students from Suzy Nelson

A message to graduate students from Suzy Nelson

February 20, 2020

Dear MIT students,

I hope the start of the semester is going well for you. The Division of Student Life (DSL) is working on many priorities, and I’m writing to share some highlights and important policy updates.

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President L. Rafael Reif and Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Education Blanche Staton help Sidney-Pacific students cook and serve Sunday brunch

Serving up brunch for the MIT graduate community

February 15, 2019

On Feb. 3, residents of the graduate residence hall Sidney-Pacific hosted a Sunday brunch for all members of the MIT and graduate community. MIT President L. Rafael Reif and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education Blanche Staton were invited as special guests to the event.

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