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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.
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
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
August 22, 2018
Last month, MIT’s Solar Electric Vehicle Team (SEVT) completed their first race in three years: The 2018 American Solar Challenge (ASC). The event was a series of competitions during which the team proved their exceptional talent and problem-solving abilities.
Student Groups, Recreation
July 11, 2018
What do an MIT basketball coach, Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang, and the Tibetan Plateau have in common?
Culture & Tradition, Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Sports
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
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
January 18, 2018
It is well-known that MIT students are academically exceptional. What is less known is how well-rounded, creative, and artistic they are.
Undergraduate, Student Groups, Arts, Music, Culture & Tradition, Graduate, Athletics
June 05, 2017
Through taking the Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes Physical Education course, Bryan Chen ‘19 found himself consistently pushing past his limits by setting and achieving new fitness goals.
Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd