The building will feature new floor platforms to provide high-bay program space and allow natural light to penetrate core building areas.
Commencement weekend features OneMIT ceremony for Class of 2022 and in-person celebration for Classes of 2020 and 2021
“When we look at the COVID-19 response, we see we had good science, but not so good politics and public policy,” Okonjo-Iweala said.
Beginning June 17, MIT will no longer offer observed PCR testing at the MIT Medical Trailer.
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.
The main changes include changing all 3-digit numbers to 4-digit numbers.
Nelson and Stuopis wrote that they “are strongly encouraging all students, staff, postdocs, faculty, and campus visitors to wear high-quality masks indoors.”
This project has taken about a year and a half. We thought it would only take three months. A lot of why it took so long is because we keep on finding these insane threads and rabbit holes.
In order to incentivize faculty and thesis supervisors, an “Institute-level award that recognizes excellence in mentoring and advising” will also be created.
The live performer, Chance Emerson, was “fantastic,” Struckman said, adding that a highlight of her night was “dancing with [her] friends to the live music.”
All around Boston, the trees are full of shades of white, pink, and green, the tulips in the Boston Public Gardens are reaching bloom, and allergies (and COVID o.O) are on the rise. However, we will have a small regression after Tuesday’s/Wednesday’s storm with the Boston area experiencing below average temperatures as the week comes to an end. Fret not, as seasonal spring temperatures and plenty of sun are just around the corner!