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.
Rabenold admitted that filing the legal complaint was a “daunting task” for MIT Divest, but the organization was lucky to have a strong support network.
In response to a decrease in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, MIT announced a series of changes to its COVID-19 policy in an email to the MIT community Feb. 9. The email included changes in testing requirements, indoor eating, and masking policies.
Ukrainian undergraduate students will have their spring term work contributions waived, and graduate students will be provided similar financial support.
Feb. 21 is Presidents' Day, no classes will be held.