The Institute, which sees its campus as something of a test bed for climate action, announced in a release that greenhouse gas emissions on campus have dropped by 7 percent since 2014.
About 70 percent of New House’s roughly 200 continuing residents hope to continue living with the members of their house when the dorm goes offline for an expected two years, a survey of residents found.
Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88 and Vice President for Student Life Suzy Nelson have asked DormCon to begin looking into how to re-house New House residents who will be displaced when that dorm closes for renovations at the end of this academic year.
Vice President Daysi Gomez ’18 assumed the responsibilities of Undergraduate Association President while President Sophia Liu ’17 was recovering from emergency surgery in South Africa.
MIT's Good Samaritan Policy has been updated to protect students who seek help after using drugs besides alcohol.
An interview with Chancellor Barnhart
The Cambridge Planning Board unanimously approved MIT's plans to make several major changes to Kendall Square.
Some students have faced consequences for violating MIT’s controversial dorm security policy that puts AlliedBarton security workers at front desks and requires all students to tap an ID before entering.
Refuting concerns that a decision on freshman housing is being reached in secret, which came along with concerns of general lack of transparency, Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88 unequivocally said that “any suggestions that decisions have been made are false.”
Professor Christine Ortiz is stepping down from her post as dean for graduate education to found a new residential research university.
About 70 people gathered for a vigil in Lobby 10 Monday to commemorate the start of month 2 of Fossil Free MIT’s sit-in and collectively acknowledge that carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are not likely to ever again drop below 400 parts per million.
A woman was found dead in the women’s locker room sauna at DuPont Athletic Center last Friday afternoon. She was not an MIT student.