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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

SEVT

MIT's Solar Electric Vehicle Team Shines in American Solar Challenge

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

Ritoma

Basketball on the Roof of the World: MIT’s Willard Johnson in Tibet

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

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

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

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Students share their passions outside the classroom

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

Bootcamp

Intro to Bootcamp for Athletes

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

Pistol Range

Taking Pistol is Better Together (Even If It’s Not Planned!)

June 04, 2017

As part of the Pirate Certificate, the pistol course is one of the most popular courses offered by the MIT Physical Education program.

Fitness, Physical Education, PhysEd

MIT Parkour

Challenge Yourself with Parkour

May 11, 2017

Running through obstacle courses? Climbing up walls? Twin sisters Rachel and Carissa Skye ‘19 never thought they’d be able to do these activities at MIT while earning Physical Education credits, but they were given the opportunity to do so through Parkour.

Athletics, Physical Education, PhysEd