Without transparent and open applications for joining the working groups, and without the full release of working group recommendations, each of us is less able to evaluate and define the best actions we should take to improve the MIT community.
To ensure MIT's efforts are effective at preventing gender-based violence on postdocs, we need to both regularly assess the experiences of postdocs through surveys and publicly disclose the prevalence of reported incidents and the outcomes of investigations, both of which MIT already does for students.
What the MIT administration, faculty, and students can do to address the ethical concerns of the College of Computing.
It disturbs me that the strong language of announcements about the College of Computing, like “the need for bold action, at scale and with speed,” appears to contradict what I hear from graduate students in EECS whose department and/or advisors assure them nothing will change.
The City of Cambridge held a town hall in 32-155 last Thursday to discuss the new plans to redesign the lanes of Massachusetts Avenue from Sidney Street to Memorial Drive.
Truth Values peeks into the life of Gioia, an MIT Ph.D. candidate in logic, from the moment she gets accepted till she leaves MIT with a master’s. Based in the author's own experiences at MIT, this autobiographical one-woman show portrays the rawness of MIT grad school as I've never seen in theaters before.
As of now, MIT has committed to 950 new beds for graduate students across campus, with 250 to be available in 2020, according to a letter sent to all graduate students in October 2017 after the working group's interim report was published.
In response to rising living costs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor announced a 3 percent increase in graduate student stipends for 2018–2019.
The universal struggles portrayed through these women reflect of how much has changed, and what issues persist, in our human endeavor to understand the universe.
West criticized MIT, stating that MIT is “in denial of the catastrophic” and instead focuses on smaller problems.
The Cambridge precincts with the largest increases in voter turnout were the two that encompass most of MIT’s residence halls, according to MITVote2017 chair Davi da Silva.
Two years after its initial publication, a committee reviews the successes and challenges in implementing MIT's Climate Action Plan.
When discussing climate change, a Republican colleague made sure even his staff was not present when expressing his real opinion for fear of being reported, Whitehouse says.
Representatives from five administrative offices convened Nov. 3 to discuss sexual harassment at an event put on by Graduate Women at MIT, an organization which advocates for female graduate students.