MIT Day of Play

MIT Takes a Break with the Day of Play

June 04, 2018

Finals week is a stressful time for many of our students, but on a sunny Friday in May, the community puts studying aside for a few hours of food, games, music, and more at the MIT Day of Play.

Wellness and Support, Recreation

Piano Drop

Just Drop It: Baker House Piano Drop

May 15, 2018

MIT students are known for asking big questions that forever change the world of science.

Culture & Tradition

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

Scootah Hockey

Scootah Hockey: The Silly Sport of Simmons Hall

April 20, 2018

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, unsuspecting MIT community members strolled down Vassar Street by Simmons Hall. As they looked into its dining hall windows, it was not snacking students they saw, but rather a crowd dressed in pastel tutus, feather boas, and propeller hats.

Student Activities, Recreation

IFC Wins Impact Award

IFC Wins Impact Award for Student-Led Consultant Initiative

April 19, 2018

The MIT Interfraternity Council was recognized with an Amy Vojta Impact Award for their risk management efforts at the 2018 Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) Annual Conference over the weekend of February 24.

Conflict Management, Student Groups, Leadership, FSILG

Rebecca's Cafe

Rebecca's Café Serves Up New Operating Hours

April 13, 2018

After receiving feedback from diners about its operating hours, Rebecca’s Late Night Café in Walker Memorial’s (Building 50) Pritchett Dining Hall is now open from 3-11 pm, Monday through Friday.

Dining

FSILG 4

MIT joins national Hazing Prevention Consortium

March 28, 2018

This year, MIT has officially become a member of the Hazing Prevention Consortium (HPC), a multi-university organization dedicated to creating a culture of inclusiveness through data-driven policies and education.

Student Citizenship, Leadership, FSILG

FI

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

MIT Hillel staff pose with their award for "Outstanding Campus"

MIT Hillel receives “Outstanding Campus Award” at Hillel International Global Assembly

February 09, 2018

MIT Hillel has been recognized once again at the Hillel International Global Assembly held in Denver over December 4-7. Fresh off their previous award the year prior for Strengthening the Global Hillel Movement, MIT Hillel took home another honor- the Phillip H.

Student Groups, Religious Life