“The goal of the concentration is to help students gain a greater understanding of how changes in computational power have refashioned fundamental questions about community, identity, democracy, and knowledge itself,” Karen Gardner, academic administrator of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), wrote.
Matias wrote that he “cannot with integrity" do his work within the MIT Media Lab.
The Curricula and Degrees working group examined various options for new curriculum development, including providing “Programming, Computation, and Data” instructors for computationally intensive non-CS subjects and a summer program for first-year students with little computational background.
The SAO and CAC wrote to the clubs that the policy change was made “to address reported concerns around safety, security, and overall capacity during reduced summer hours.”
Ito wrote, “I take full responsibility for my error in judgment. I am deeply sorry to the survivors, to the Media Lab, and to the MIT community for bringing such a person into our network.”
Acemoglu is the winner of the 2005 John Bates Clark Medal and co-author of the New York Times bestselling book Why Nations Fail.
Berger: "That experience of collaborating with engineers and scientists was what really changed my whole direction intellectually. Learning how to see the world through their eyes as well as through the eyes of a social scientist made a great difference in my own work."
Next House President Jessica Tang ’20 said discussions with Barnhart and Nelson led Next Exec to think that they could “vote on whether an opt-out option was to be implemented at all.”
Reif emphasizes the value of immigrants in light of U.S. government actions against Chinese researchers and scientists
Vice President of Research Maria Zuber emphasized that improving security relies on identifying processes and organizational structures that need to be enhanced, rather than targeting any particular ethnic group.
Insurance waivers to be processed by Gallagher Student Health, possibly fewer students will be able to waive extended plan
Waiver requests will also need to be submitted by Aug. 15. This is earlier than previous years, when the deadline was typically around Aug. 31.
“I always felt like I belonged. That’s a very enriching feeling.”
“In the coming year, we will continue our efforts to encourage departments to put in place professional development and experiential learning requirements,” David Elwell, associate dean and director of the ISO, wrote.
The associate provost will work with other administrators to “ensure equitable practices during the faculty hiring, promotion, tenure, and review processes.”