Members of separate pods intermingling violated the agreement signed by pod members, which states that students must “exercise strict social distancing with those outside their pod.”
Students seeking exemptions to the flu shot can fill out an online form, although exemptions will only be granted for medical or religious reasons.
Indigenous People's Day is Monday. No classes will be held. Tuesday will follow the Monday schedule of classes.
The project is a partnership between the biological engineering department’s Alm Lab; MIT Facilities; the Office of Environment, Health and Safety; Housing and Residential Services; and MIT Medical.
City of Cambridge requires all residents over age of five to wear face coverings in public places, businesses, common areas of residential buildings
Regardless of pod affiliation or physical distancing, students living on campus are required to wear face coverings in “all outdoor common areas, including walkways, courtyards and roof decks.”
The Turing Award winners’ endorsement states that “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris listen to experts before setting public policy,” which is “essential when science and technology may help with many problems facing our nation today.”
Waitz and Barnhart wrote that they plan to “engage students, staff and faculty in an accelerated assessment effort… to make a determination” for the spring “as soon as we can.”
MIT Dining Director Mark Hayes wrote in an email to The Tech that MIT Dining has received feedback via house surveys, house teams, and a UA student forum. MIT Dining “got the message that we have to recommit to delivering the quality and variety of food that students deserve.”
The Council’s charter writes that the Council “will work closely with the Institute Community & Equity Office to elevate the DEI needs of undergraduate students through policy, statements, and recommendations.”
MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis wrote in an email to The Tech that MIT Medical is currently able to “handle around 4,000 tests a day” but that this number will grow to 10,000 tests a day once the Johnson site is “fully operational.”