MIT’s first in-person Commencement ceremony in three years will implement a new format first proposed in 2019 for the Class of 2020’s graduation. Taking place approximately one week earlier than previous ceremonies, the new format includes a OneMIT ceremony on Killian Court separate from advanced degree ceremonies for Master’s and Doctoral candidates and from an undergraduate ceremony on Briggs Field.
Chemistry Professor Tim Jamison’s three-year term as associate provost will conclude June 30, according to a May 19 email from Provost Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88. Barnhart wrote that Tim was appointed in 2019 to “advance the Institute’s efforts to cultivate an inclusive and diverse community.”
The Stratton Student Center is set to undergo renovations as soon as Spring 2023; the renovations aim to transform the building into a more welcoming space for students. The center, built in 1968, has not undergone a significant renovation since 1988, when the atrium stairs at the center of the building were added.
From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes, this is a must-watch for die-hard fans. As the cast faces the implications of a mysteriously bequeathed villa in the South of France, the filming of a silent motion picture, and multiple health scares, ‘A New Era’ both ties up loose ends left by the first film and leaves behind a few opportunities for a possible third iteration.
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, MIT Wind Ensemble, and MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble came together with special guests last Saturday to perform It Must Be Now!, a two-year endeavor combining music, spoken word, and interpretive dance into a powerful call to action against racial injustice.