PE classes, formal recruitment, Labor Day
Undergraduate registration for physical education is 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30.
SHASS introduces Computing and Society concentration
“The goal of the concentration is to help students gain a greater understanding of how changes in computational power have refashioned fundamental questions about community, identity, democracy, and knowledge itself,” Karen Gardner, academic administrator of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), wrote.
Students required to order books from Coop online
The Coop will continue to carry apparel, accessories, gifts, and some books at its physical location.
David H. Koch ’62 dies at 79
Koch’s gift enabled the creation of a location where “scientists and engineers work together under one roof in pursuit of powerful, new ways to diagnose, treat, and ultimately prevent cancer.”
President Reif apologizes to Epstein victims
“With hindsight, we recognize with shame and distress that we allowed MIT to contribute to the elevation of his reputation, which in turn served to distract from his horrifying acts. No apology can undo that,” Reif wrote.
Who deserves to be a philanthropist?
A more effective donor would be willing to change their job, investments, and lifestyle to better align with the initiatives that they support.
Why Joi Ito needs to resign
I am calling for the immediate resignation of MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito because of his deep connections with Epstein, his lack of leadership explaining his involvement, and the lack of transparency about the extent of his interactions with Epstein.
Beware of the Shape
The missions involved vary wildly and allow players to explore the different sections of the map, from sneaking into people’s houses to creeping through the underground tunnels winding deep below.