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

Puerto Rico Donation Drive

MIT Community Unites for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

November 07, 2017

Last month, the MIT Association of Puerto Rican Students organized a three-day donation drive from October 3-5 in efforts to help Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Crisis, Student Groups, Leadership, Public Service

Fellows Sade Nabahe (left) and Johanna Greenspan-Johnston in Rayampampa, Peru during the summer 2015. Photo by Johanna Greenspan-Johnston.

Seeing solutions through, across continents

October 26, 2016

When a plan to improve stoves in Peru met unexpected challenges, MIT senior Sade Nabahe rose to meet them.

Public Service, PKG Center, Fellowships

Lily Bui, public service fellowship recipient working with a team on collecting environmental data

Harnessing the power of citizens

October 13, 2016

PhD student Lily Bui works with communities around the world to gather data from the bottom up.

Public Service, PKG Center, Fellowships

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Global Relationships; Individual Impacts

February 29, 2016

An advice often given to new freshmen on campus is to get involved and find something you’re passionate about. That is exactly what Rafa Rahman ’16 did when she first arrived at MIT.   
 

Public Service, Student Groups

Shine teaches students math through dance

Turn the "I Can't" Around

February 22, 2016

Math and dance may seem like two completely unrelated things, but when you put the two together it forms a fun and innovative way to improve math skills and confidence of local middle school girls.

Public Service, Student Activities

Camp Kesem

At Camp Kesem, Camper and Counselor Both Learn

February 05, 2016

Camp Kesem is the only national not-for-profit organization servicing the children of cancer patients.

Public Service, Student Groups

In addition to her classes at MIT, AFROTC cadet Dayannara Muñoz (center) volunteers to teach chemistry five days a week in her hometown of Worcester, MA

Transfer Student Finds Empowerment From ROTC

November 09, 2015

“If it wasn’t for AFROTC I wouldn’t be taking risks or taking every one of the opportunities I have been presented.” 

ROTC, Public Service

Amphibz

Student-Run Amphibious Achievement Receives Grant from 484 Phi Alpha Foundation

September 30, 2015

The undergraduate initiative, Amphibious Achievement, has received a grant from the 484 Phi Alpha Foundation for the 2015-16 academic year.

Student Activities, Student Groups, Leadership, Public Service