75% of 3,823 eligible graduate students voted, with 1,785 students (66%) voting in favor of unionization and 912 students (34%) voting against.
Spicer and Ravikumar ran against presidential candidate Ananya Gurumurthy ’23 and vice presidential candidate Lexi So ’23.
The admissions office’s research reportedly found that standardized testing “significantly” improved the office’s ability to predict academic success at MIT, even when controlling for socioeconomic factors that correlate with testing.
Dogan said that while AAI has “certain timelines in mind” for some recommendations, they “understand change, especially around course offering and hiring, takes time.”
Campus Preview Weekend is in-person from April 7-11.
Two EECS degree proposals and support for students impacted by Ukraine crisis discussed at March faculty meeting
The proposed MEng program for 6-14 would operate similarly to MEng programs for the 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7, and 6-9 majors, where students complete a fifth year of study with additional coursework and a thesis and have the opportunity to receive financial support through a research or teaching assistantship.
Zahn earned his undergraduate and doctorate degrees at MIT before becoming a professor at the University of Florida. He joined the faculty at MIT in 1980 and retired in 2015.
The acceptance rate from this year is a slight decrease from last year (4.03%), with both marking a sharp decrease from pre-pandemic acceptance rates (approximately 7%).
I’m worried that DEI conversations at MIT have become increasingly polarized and people are more ready to disparage the other side of the debate. This is partly a reflection of our state as a nation. But I hope we can do better in SHASS.
Half-term final exams (H3) end on March 18.
The GSU wrote that the “MIT administration hoped to delay” the vote by initiating a “lengthy legal process aimed at denying Fellows the right to vote.”
Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88 assumed the role of MIT Provost March 7, 2022, as announced by President L. Rafael Reif in an email to the MIT community Feb. 10.
In a campus updates meeting March 7, administrators stated that the plan to relax COVID-19 policies was finally being revisited after being derailed due to the onset of the omicron variant.