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

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

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DeAgrela joins DSL's Intercultural Engagement team as assistant dean

October 25, 2018

Nina DeAgrela, M.Ed will join the Intercultural Engagement team as the assistant dean for multicultural programs. DeAgrela graduated from Bridgewater State University with a bachelor’s degree in communication. While there, she was heavily involved in residence life programs.

Diversity, Inclusion

TechMart Grand Opening

TechMart at-cost grocery pilot opens in Rebecca’s Café on the second floor of Walker Memorial

September 24, 2018

When the Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group (FISWG) submitted their report in spring 2017 to Suzy Nelson, vice president and dean for student life, one recommendation stood out: open a low-cost grocery sto

Dining

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