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The Office of the Vice Chancellor advances academic innovation and fosters the growth of every MIT student, empowering them to make a positive impact at MIT and beyond.


First Year Design

Novel course on redesigning the first year at MIT.


Pilot meshes academics with internships.

Graduate Student Roadmap

Efforts are underway to improve the graduate student experience.

Tea with Teachers

Casual interviews between students and MIT faculty members over tea.

First class excels in “hybrid” master’s program

Experimental degree combining online MicroMasters and residential learning sees great success.

Blended masters students

Graduate Student Blogging Workshop

Apply by July 17 for a 2-day workshop for grad students interested in blogging about their…

Making nuclear energy safer and more affordable

Galvanized by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disasters, PhD student Xingang Zhao envisions a…

Dynamic duo

Incoming first-year students Malik and Miles George double down on their dream of attending MIT.

Miles and Malik George