A massive fire engulfed a large swath of an East Cambridge residential area Saturday, Dec. 3. The fire damaged 16 buildings around Berkshire St. and displaced over 125 residents, a number of MIT students among them.
Around 300 students gathered Nov. 21 on Killian Court for a rally to demonstrate solidarity with MIT’s values and with marginalized groups on campus.
A survey created to assess declining enrollment in Course 6-1 (Electrical Engineering) has been repurposed into an undergraduate-wide survey regarding students’ perceptions of academic majors.
MIT has partnered with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation (POS) to construct a 60-megawatt solar farm on 650 acres of land in North Carolina, demonstrating a new alliance-based model for economically reducing carbon emissions.
Overall, 70.2 percent of the Class of 2019 enrolled in the School of Engineering, 19.9 percent in the School of Science, 2.2 percent in the Sloan School of Management, 1 percent in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 0.6 percent in the School of Architecture and Planning. A final 6.1 percent have yet to declare.
The group spoke with congresspeople and staff members from the offices of 32 Republicans and 29 Democrats. Topics of discussion ranged from the impact of science and technology on the national economy to specific, local issues.