In many ways, the history of MIT pictured in REGRESSIONS mirrors broader sociopolitical forces in the U.S.
Community members may fill in a survey on MIT’s building access policies sent to their emails before it closes Oct. 14.
Advanced Standing Exams (ASEs) were offered both in person and online this year, with the online exams taking place prior to orientation and the in-person exams taking place on Registration Day, Sept. 6.
The in-person Fall Career Fair was held in the Johnson Athletic Center Sept. 23. The event was organized by MIT Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) and the student career fair committee.
Despite the occasional rain in the evening, this week is a mix of sunshine and clouds. In Boston, the temperature is consistently in the sixties, allowing a nice stroll along the esplanade. However, a storm system is moving up the east coast possibly bringing us strong gusts of wind. Hurricane Ian made landfall, yesterday in Florida as a category 4 storm, and during the rest of the week, it is projected to move up to Virginia.
While emphasizing that diversity, equity, and inclusion were still priorities for the Institute and “remain front and center in the final version,” Reif wrote that the steering team shifted the focus to belonging, achievement, and composition because they believe “those words better reflect how we think about our community and its values.”
“I could not have asked for a more delightful memory of the people of MIT,” Reif wrote.
“MIT admin need to know that when they are sitting down at the bargaining table next week, they are not just bargaining with the 24 members” of the BC, but with “thousands” of graduate students, Hanna said.