Features

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...
October 31, 2016
Institute Professor and world-renowned engineer shares his experiences as an MIT grad student as part of the “Failures in Graduate School” series.
Robert Langer recalled humming along to the Rolling Stones hit “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” in his MIT apartment, anxiously awaiting the results of his PhD qualifying exam. Read more...
October 27, 2016
Four students helped launch a campus-wide art installation and shared personal stories of help-seeking, advocacy, and resilience.
On Sept. 28, the lobby of MIT’s normally bustling Student Center (Building W20) fell quiet. Read more...
October 18, 2016
Tuka Al-Hanai and Mohammad Ghassemi have connected over 500 MIT students for more than 1,000 lunch meetings.
Tuka Al-Hanai and Mohammad Ghassemi have connected more than 500 MIT students for more than 1,000 face-to-face lunch meetings.   Read more...
July 29, 2016
Graduate student who suffered from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) develops MindHandHeart Innovation Fund project.
It may be sweltering for most of July and August, with long lingering days, but when winter comes, with its shortness of sunlight, MIT will be ready.  Read more...
May 6, 2016
The MIT Puppy Lab is a bit warmer and fuzzier than most labs on campus, but it is n Read more...
March 17, 2016
Anyone walking across campus the first day back from Spring Break may be surprised by random compliments, cups of cocoa, or "RAK hacks of kindness" during MIT's first Read more...
February 19, 2016
Thoreau said, “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” This semester, the MIT List Visual Arts Center offers a series of Read more...