56 positive COVID-19 tests reported by MIT Medical in past week
The month of November saw the most positive COVID-19 tests at MIT (184 out of 132,743 tests) this semester, compared to 77 (out of 140,111) in October and 118 (out of 142,267) in September.
Provost Martin Schmidt to become President of RPI next summer
Schmidt graduated from RPI with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering in 1981 before receiving a master’s and a doctorate from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) in 1983 and 1988, respectively.
Splash took place Nov. 21–21 with over 500 high school participants.
Splash, MIT’s largest annual teaching and learning extravaganza run by MIT Educational Studies Program (ESP), takes place 20-21 November.
Holiday rays will stay — dismay!
Record warmth is arriving this week along with the start of meteorological winter! What a strange time of year.
Last day of classes, finals, pre-registration
Dec. 9 is the last day of classes. Final exams will take place Dec. 13–17.
A will of steel: Reinaldo Marcus Green imagines champions into existence in ‘King Richard’
Questions have circulated in some circles about why the film, which chronicles the rise of one of the most remarkable pairs of female athletes ever seen, is centered around a man. It is evident within the first two minutes why Richard Williams is a worthy subject in his own right.
‘The Radio Operator’: A look into 1930s New York City
At its heart, ‘The Radio Operator’ is about identity.
Taiwan, I miss you
It has been five years since I boarded the plane to move back to the U.S. from Taiwan. As wistful as I was when I saw the green land vanish before my eyes, I thought I would get the opportunity to visit Taiwan a year or two after I left. But I was wrong. Each summer that followed presented a new obstacle preventing me from going back to Taiwan. I’m content with my life in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean my strong feelings of nostalgia for Taiwan have gone away. Whenever I look at old photos of me in Taiwan or flip through travel and dining books about Taiwan, a sudden surge of longing rises inside of me.