Daher advises students to take their time when deciding on a research interest. “You only get to really know your passions once you get out of your comfort zone [and] start taking a couple of classes and [doing] projects that ... you might not necessarily stick to. If you’re not going to explore at MIT, where and when are you going to explore?”
New Vassar Street Residence Founder’s Group to ‘lay foundation’ for new dorm’s character, government
New Vassar will include a marketplace, community kitchen, dining hall, and makerspace.
The new building will include spaces for performance, practice, professional-level recording, research, and instruction, as well as a performance lab.
MIT has launched a two-year pilot for a multi-departmental exchange with Imperial College London, in an effort to fill the gap left by the termination of the Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME) in 2017.
One proposal is to create a “six-plus-six” unit computational thinking module. The first six-unit class would provide an introduction to computational thinking, while the second six-unit class would be a department-specific follow-on.
“There is a clear dissonance between the advertised expectations of the course and the reality of the course,” Kelvin Green II ’21 and Mimi Wahid ’21, two students in the class, wrote in a document sent to their classmates.
The creation of The Standard was inspired by growing awareness of disturbing national trends concerning the implications for men of color as a result of community policing and the Black Lives Matter movement.