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

Wellness and Support, First Year Students, Undergraduate, Student Groups, Graduate

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

Housing, Graduate

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.

Wellness and Support, Housing, About DSL, Dean for Student Life, Policies, Dining, Graduate

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.

Graduate

Bhangra Dance Team

Bhangra dance brings a community together

February 07, 2019

For the first time during MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP), the MIT Bhangra Dance Team held a series of dance workshops for the MIT community.

Undergraduate, Student Groups, Arts, Graduate

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

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

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Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group Releases Findings and Recommendations

March 20, 2018

Recent survey data show that 2-8 percent of MIT graduate students and as many as 13 percent of MIT undergraduates do not have enough to eat. And the problem is not unique to MIT: other similar schools report that about 20 percent of their students struggle with food insecurity.

Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate