MindHandHeart would like to offer supprt for publicizing any wellness-related, health-related, or community-building event at MIT or relevant to the MIT campus community. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like outreach support of any kind, (including listing on this site or inclusion in email updates).
You can now also add a "health and wellness" tag to your event listing on the MIT Events-Calendar at events.mit.edu
The six working groups announced the second round of Innovation Fund (IF) grant recipients today. Grants totaling $24,870 were awarded to seven proposals, selected from a pool of 15 applications. These join with the eight proposals funded in October, bringing the total funding this academic year to $48,780 with 15 new projects in some stage of funding or operation.
The Alumni Association’s Slice of MIT blog offers a quick taste of Institute life—amazing discoveries, alumni stories, student life, and campus happenings—for alumni and readers interested in MIT. A post today features a student-led effort to boost morale through messages in chalk on the blackboards lining Stata's student street.
The first MindHandHeart Innovation Fund grant recipients have been chosen, a major milestone for the recently launched MindHandHeart Initiative. Nine proposals designed to help build community, reduce isolation, and support mental and emotional well-being were selected from more than 20 submitted during the first application cycle. Combined, they will receive more than $25,000 in grants. Read more.
Applications are now open for Spring 2016 3-Tier Conflict Management Training. Applications will be accepted throughout the fall semester until December 16th, 2015. Successful and waitlisted applicants will be notified by December 18th, 2015. Please note, there will not be a two-week 3-Tier training during IAP 2016 this year. Instead, the training will be conducted during the spring semester on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning February 9th.