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October 4, 2017
A new club is spreading awareness of Deaf culture and American Sign Language.
On Aug. 15, 25 MIT students and staff members were engaged in a lively lecture and discussion in Building 66 — but the room was completely silent. Read more...
July 19, 2017
RAK Week Founder Bettina Arkhurst ‘18 is making a ‘better world’ here at MIT
Bettina Arkhurst ‘18 comes from a large, tight-knit family. Her relatives hail from across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, and Ghana. Read more...
July 14, 2017
Sitting in one of the colorful new Adirondack chairs in Eastman Court, one can relax and listen to the birds, chat with a friend, or even glimpse one of the rabbits that have proliferated across MI Read more...
May 15, 2017
Eleven projects have been selected to bring creative wellness and mental health programming to campus.
MindHandHeart has announced its newest Innovation Fund winners, tapping into the MIT community’s passionate hearts, dedicated hands, and t Read more...
May 12, 2017
A new initiative developed by the Teaching and Learning Lab is designed to increase students’ sense of academic belonging.
“Wait a minute… I’m the only female in this class!” realizes the engineering student in the cartoon, sandwiched beside her two male classmates. Read more...
March 20, 2017
An MIT event series dedicated to the things everyone should know, but were never taught in school.
From doing taxes, to finding an apartment, to communicating effectively with a partner: Life confronts us with many moments where we realize we’re lacking some vital skills. Read more...
March 15, 2017
An MIT art studio and public gallery is raising awareness about mental health and wellness.
The six faces staring back at you were sewn together with pieces of brightly colored fabric and divided into a quilt-like pattern. Read more...
February 9, 2017
A new event series is bringing greenery to campus in partnership with the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
On Jan. 19, a group of 20 MIT students crowded around a table lined with supplies in the Eastgate Apartments penthouse. Read more...
January 11, 2017
MIT Senior Jahnavi Kalpathy shares her story of taking a leave of absence.
In spring of 2014, Jahnavi Kalpathy was weighing her options: She could remain at MIT and try to shake the floundering feeling that had plagued her since she arrived at the Institute. Read more...
December 20, 2016
Grants totaling $21,450 were awarded to seven proposals in MindHandHeart’s fourth funding cycle.
Projects to increase students’ sense of academic belonging, create an Emergency Services Fair, and build terrariums are coming to the MIT campus, courtesy of the newest MindHandHeart Innovation Fun Read more...