Graduating students received email invitations from Name Coach, a name pronunciation service, to record their names for Commencement in an email April 30.
Graduate student stipend rates to increase by 3.25%
Waitz, Schuetz, and Zuber wrote that there will be no change in housing rates while the price of MIT’s Student Extended Insurance Plan will decrease by approximately $180 for the upcoming academic year.
MIT to require COVID-19 vaccine for all students
All MIT students should be vaccinated before the fall semester begins and should share their current vaccine status via COVID Pass.
UA Wellness offers free menstrual cups to MIT students
This project is one among multiple efforts by UA committees to promote sustainable and cost-effective menstrual products in the MIT community.
MIT to open local, minority-owned food vendors in Student Center
The student survey was sent out on Sunday, May 2 via email, and asked students to rank the food options for each of three kiosks; these options would replace the previous vendors — Cafe Spice, Shawarma Shack, and Shinkansen Bullet Train.
UA Council votes in favor of divestment in consensus decision
MIT Divest Co-Chair Arnav Patel ’21 and member Jess Cohen ’22 wrote in an email to The Tech that the Council’s decision “brings a lot of momentum to pushing the Institute to divest from the fossil fuel industry.”
Graduate Student Council releases results of advising survey
40% of respondents were “dissatisfied with their department’s support in finding an advisor, reporting advisor behaviors, and communicating how to leave an advisor.”
A calming homestretch
Enjoy the near-average temperature while we are racing toward the end of the semester.
Student holiday, name recordings, ring sales
May 7 is a student holiday. No classes will take place.