Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is MIT’s 2018 commencement speaker. In a short phone interview, she highlighted the message she wants to convey in her speech and discussed how MIT students contribute to the hope she has for the world.
According to the MIT Police, there is no information to indicate that these three incidents are in any way connected.
New Parental Leave policy allows one month leave for foster, surrogate, birth, and non-birth parents
Students will be paid while on Parental Leave if they are supported by an RA, TA, or fellowship.
“The intent of this festival was to help the East Campus students explore and create an identity, especially now that new students from Senior House are a part of East Campus,” Maurizio Diaz ’20 explained in a phone interview with The Tech.
The changes will involve splitting the 18-unit 7.02 (Introduction to Experimental Biology and Communication) into a 6-unit class followed by a 12-unit class.
Spring semester subject evaluations are due May 21 at 9 a.m. Access them at web.mit.edu/subjectevaluation.
In a talk May 2, Tim Berners-Lee shared his vision of what the internet would become and how reality fell short of his vision, and shared plans to recapture his initial vision.
MIT INSPIRE, a national high school research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences run by a group of MIT students, will not continue next year.
The decision stated that universities have a special relationship with the student and thus a special duty regarding suicide prevention, but the actions of MIT and of the individuals involved in this case did not fall within the realm of this duty.
Pre-registration for summer and fall 2018 opened May 1 at 9 a.m. The deadline to make fall CI-H/HW selections is June 18 at 5 p.m.
The proposal is to create a “six-plus-six” unit computational thinking module. The first six-unit class would provide an introduction to computational thinking, while the second six-unit class would be a department-specific follow-on.
In response to rising living costs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor announced a 3 percent increase in graduate student stipends for 2018–2019.