Cynthia Barnhart reflects on her time as chancellor, looks ahead to new role as provost
Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88 assumed the role of MIT Provost March 7, 2022, as announced by President L. Rafael Reif in an email to the MIT community Feb. 10.
MIT enters Phase 3 of research ramp-up
Although many restrictions have been lifted, the guidelines recommend that research not requiring in-person work should remain remote.
Sloan goes remote for week after MBA students seen in large gathering
According to a webinar presentation Sloan held Sept. 17, both gatherings were held in public parks, were initiated by a small group in accordance to MIT COVID-19 policy but “grew organically” and included students who did not social distance or wear masks.
MIT Center for Civic Media closes after 13 years
The Center was a collaboration between the MIT Media Lab and the Comparative Media Studies/Writing (CMS/W) department and contributed to research in media, technology, and civic and political engagement for 13 years.
Nergis Mavalvala PhD ’97 becomes Dean of Science
Mavalvala shared her three main priorities for the School of Science: to push forward MIT’s scientific research and interdisciplinary collaboration, promote diversity and inclusion in science, and improve career development pathways for the school’s staff.