IAP course Designing the First Year proposes improvements restructuring GIRs and learning communities
One team’s project, GIR Up, would “redefine and restructure the first-year GIR experience” by replacing final exams with a “culminating and interdisciplinary project.”
A recent gift from Joyce Linde (widow of Edward Linde ’62, a real estate developer and philanthropist) is funding the construction of a new music building to encompass the current and future needs of the department in providing rehearsal, educational, and performance spaces. Students and professors in the music department express hopes that the new building will increase awareness of the far-reaching influence of music on MIT as well as serve as a home and a space to nurture their passion for music.
History has shown us that science has the potential to do more harm than good, and the College of Computing is a testament to MIT's responsibility to make sure it is used properly.
The MIT Police released their Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Sept. 28. The report contains crime statistics on criminal and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) offenses, arrests and disciplinary referrals, and hate crimes from 2015 to 2017.
Compared to 2017, the number of unique classes that first-years registered for increased by 10 percent.