Associate advisor applications, CPW event submissions, PE classes
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Michael Sipser reflects on time as School of Science dean
“I have research ideas that I want to explore of a mostly mathematical, theoretical computer science nature. But I have to get back into it. There’s a certain amount of rebooting to start to think about mathematics again.”
MIT Dining to increase meal plan commitment minimums for Class of 2024
MIT Dining will employ a phased implementation beginning with the Class of 2024 this fall: the meal swipe commitment will increase to 225 for first-year students, 190 for sophomores, and 160 for juniors and seniors.
Changes to political science undergraduate committee
Stewart added that the political science department recently changed its major requirements to make the undergraduate thesis optional.
NASEM working groups release sexual misconduct prevention recommendations
The new IDHR office will have an immediate impact on students because it will serve as a “centralized resource” for students, faculty, and staff facing harassment-related issues.
Beavers for Bernie: four stories, one message
“Unlike other countries, ours responds to the atrocities of neoliberalism by organizing a movement with egalitarian and inclusive guiding principles.”
‘Sweat’: a brilliant production that steels the show
Middle-aged mothers Tracey and Cynthia have each put in around 20 years at Olstead’s, the local steel plant, clocking in as soon as they graduated high school. When the managers decide that it’s time to cut salaries and bring in migrant workers to replace the old-timers — and when even the worker’s unions decide to fight back — tensions start to rise.
In a society saturated by high-production, polished content everywhere from films to social media, artist Zack Villere chooses to stay exactly himself. A week after releasing his second album, ‘Cardboard City’, Villere came to Sonia in Cambridge to perform a concert just as candid as his music.
For whom the spell trolls
Perhaps because we have been raised on a steady diet of Pixar films, we think Onward is still a movie worth watching, but be very clear, it’s no ‘Coco,’ ‘Inside Out,’ or ‘Wall-E.’
Painting a clearer picture of Japanese culture
The Harvard Art Museums are currently displaying their largest exhibit yet: a collection of over 100 Japanese paintings from the Feinberg collection. With so much to see, there’s guaranteed to be something that appeals to anyone.
Basketball teams approach postseason with four wins
Women’s Tennis brought their record to 2-0 after a 9-0 shutout against Vassar College on Saturday.
MIT Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive both win NEWMAC
MIT swimmers displayed excellent performances as Bouke Edskes ’20 took the NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Year award for the third straight year while Blake Zhou ’20 was named NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Year.
Competition, sanity, and self-worth
The me who wants to win versus the me who doesn’t want to be disappointed when I don’t.
Engineering nuclear policy
Interdisciplinary symbiosis inspires Scott Kemp’s work in MIT’s Laboratory for Nuclear Security and Policy (LNSP).