Showers threaten to dampen commencement
A warm front will pass from west to east through southern New England on Friday, bringing with it warmer temperatures but also the threat of rain.
Admissions reports record-high yield for class of 2020
A record-high percentage of students admitted to the class of 2020 will attend MIT next fall.
MIT's 139th commencement to be held June 3
Fun facts about the history of commencement at MIT.
Cambridge Planning Board approves Kendall Square changes
The Cambridge Planning Board unanimously approved MIT's plans to make several major changes to Kendall Square.
Olympians of MIT
Many international students participated in olympiads in high school. What about these competitions allows these students to discover MIT, apply to MIT, and then be accepted to MIT?
MIT's highest pay goes to administrators, MITIMCo leadership
MIT's highest-paid individuals for the tax year 2014 include MITIMCo leadership, top administrators, and Economics and Sloan School of Management professors.
New House to be assessed before decision is made about its future
MIT will assess corroded pipes and problems with the HVAC system in New House before making a decision about whether to renovate or demolish the dorm.
Suzanne Corkin, cognitive scientist who worked at MIT, dies at 79
Suzanne Corkin, who ran a lab in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences for many years studying the biology of memory, died May 24.
MIT celebrates centennial with parade, pageant, and parties
The Moving Day festivities, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of MIT's Cambridge location, included a procession across the Charles River, a pageant with professional actors, and four dance parties.
Four-time national champion Cimran Virdi ’16 reflects on amazing 4 years at MIT
In this commencement edition, we feature a sensational senior who has four individual national titles to her credit and has literally jumped higher than any female athlete in division III history. Cimran Virdi ’16 gives us a glimpse of what it takes to be an elite student-athlete at MIT.
Q&A with DAPER director Julie Soriero
Soriero spoke about how DAPER is always trying to provide the right environment for MIT student-athletes to thrive, how the coaches try to attract the best talent, the culture of appreciation or lack thereof of student-athletes’ achievements, what DAPER does to incentivize club and IM sports, and what it means to her to have been awarded the Athletics Director’s Award for the year 2014-15.
Engineers produce a stellar athletic 2015-16 school year
The 2015-16 school year was not just an eventful period for MIT academically but it was also a year of immense success by a number of its athletic teams. We highlight a few of the most memorable moments of MIT sports from this school year.
In the last week of November, I went out to dinner with my boyfriend. We got in a huge fight, and I woke up the next morning and couldn’t move half my face.