Residence hall representatives mainly focused on breakfast swipe utilization, lunch, and community building issues.
Social Implications and Responsibilities of Computing, Academic Degrees working groups present ideas for College of Computing
HASS Dean Melissa Nobles said that the goal of the working group is to examine ways to integrate scholarship on the social implications and responsibilities of computing into the fabric of the college.
Two of the major questions the working group is tackling, EECS Department Head Ozdaglar explained, are what role EE will play in the new college, and how non-College of Computing faculty will connect to the college.
The goal of the program was "different than had ever been done before, and that is to ground bioengineering in modern molecular and cell biology."
The new machine, a state-of-the-art StepManiaX that retails for over $7000, is now free for anyone to use during Rebecca’s Café business hours and available to MIT cardholders 24/7.
Elango, Green on institutionalizing transparency, working towards free tuition, and eradicating food insecurity
"Students are dealing with financial burdens directly tied to what they owe MIT. And it affects not just their present circumstances, but through their decision-making it ends up affecting their future," vice presidential candidate Kelvin Green said.
A group of students and staff will examine ways to improve the food variety and quality in the Student Center.
Khan said that college students should learn at their own pace with online tools, such as edX and Khan Academy.
Zuber framed MIT’s decision to instate this new process as “proactive” in responding to federal concerns about problems like intellectual property theft and national security. “No one in the government said that they were threatening to cut our funding,” she said.
The GET app will allow customers to place orders in advance online, and is expected to be available to the entire community by Fall 2019.
The minimum required meal plan for upper-level students living in dining dorms has been increased to 150 meals per semester from 125. The amount of dining dollars in the meal plan has been reduced to $100 per semester.
The results of the Undergraduate Enrolled Student Survey (ESS), a survey MIT administers every four years in the spring, were emailed to students last Thursday. The survey, with a 38% response rate, indicated that the student body generally feels positively about the campus community and their learning, but a significant proportion of students also frequently feel overwhelmed or stressed. Other factors surveyed include extracurricular participation, majors, and eating habits.
MIT released its Regular Action decisions for the Class of 2023 on March 14, Pi Day. Of the 21,312 students who applied (including Early Action), 1,410 students were admitted. Of these, 707 students were admitted early, from a record high Early Action pool of 9,600 students.