In response to rising living costs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor announced a 3 percent increase in graduate student stipends for 2018–2019.
MIT administrators, the UA, and the GSC have expressed their support for the bills, with a few reservations.
The shorter Urgent Care hours have allowed for a redistribution of resources to expand the hours of the other services, including the pharmacy, the radiology office, and the medical laboratory.
Dreamers Ian Bouche ’21, Jose Gomez ’17, Johan Villanueva ’20, and Avital Vainberg ’21 discuss their experiences as DACA students.
Free and open to the public, the event included lectures, town-hall type sessions, film screenings, workshops, and booths where student groups and community organizations conducted outreach.
“Since 1996, over 451 murals have been painted in Senior House...there are ones in rooms, in suites, in stairwells and in bathrooms. They’re really using the internal architecture of the building in this phenomenal way that I don’t see in other places.”
Former MIT student Samson Donick will not serve prison time for a sexual assault case that he was implicated in, although Judge Janet Sanders said that the case "cries out for jail time," according to CBS Boston.
NEET is a project-centered program that allows students to take departmentally offered subjects and synthesize the information in interdepartmental projects. It is offering two new threads in Low Carbon Energy Systems and Advanced Materials Machines next year.
Two years ago, suits were filed against MIT and other universities about excessive retirement plan fees.
Rebecca's Cafe on the second floor of Walker Memorial has seen an increase in traffic from about ten people per day at the beginning to forty now, according to Jeff Nelson, a Cafe employee.
The Compton Room (26-110) is a new study space for the rest of the semester designed by the UA Innovation Committee after a successful one week trial experiment.