Staff News

OVC Staff Council Is Off and Running!

OVC Staff Council Is Off and Running!

April 22, 2024

The inaugural OVC Staff Council is excited to hit the ground running. The Staff Council was an idea that came from the OVC headquarters team to help promote cross-office collaboration and create a strong sense of community within the division. This council is made up of 13 staff members from a variety of offices within OVC who are excited to engage in discussion, collaboration, and implementation.

Enhancing the Student Veteran Experience

Enhancing the Student Veteran Experience

April 22, 2024

Since August of 2023, Student Veteran Success (SVS) has been working with the PGA New England HOPE foundation to put together a free golf clinic for veterans and military members who are students at MIT.

In Praise of Exceptional Teaching: Two ESG Math Lecturers Retiring

In Praise of Exceptional Teaching: Two ESG Math Lecturers Retiring

April 22, 2024

Dr. Gabrielle Stoy and Dr. Jerry Orloff, the Experimental Study Group’s (ESG) long-time math lecturers, will retire at the end of this year. Over their two decades at ESG, Gabrielle and Jerry have taught and advised hundreds of ESG first-year students and mentored many undergraduate teaching assistants (TAs), shaping the first-year experience.

Flipping Failure Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Flipping Failure Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

April 22, 2024

Beckie Supiano highlights Flipping Failure in the March 21 edition of her weekly Teaching newsletter from the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Meet Our 2024 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow!

Meet Our 2024 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow!

April 22, 2024

MIT junior Victory Yinka-Banjo is the PKG Center’s 2024 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow! Victory is partnering with NaijaCoder Inc. and the University of Lagos’s Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory (AIRLAB) to support youth, promote sustainable development, and foster lasting peace in Nigeria.⁠

Old Ironsides Battalion Spring Update

Old Ironsides Battalion Spring Update

March 22, 2024

As students settle back in to the routine this spring, several Battalion events have been keeping them busy!

New OVC Employees Nov. 1, 2023 – Feb. 1, 2024

New OVC Employees Nov. 1, 2023 – Feb. 1, 2024

February 2, 2024

Congratulations and welcome to our the new employees that have recently joined OVC!

Introducing the Faculty Job Search Guide

Introducing the Faculty Job Search Guide

February 1, 2024

CAPD has created an invaluable resource for PhDs and postdocs to help them prepare for their job search. These examples and how-to guides will with help students navigate the process of creating all the documents they might need to take their next steps into industry or academe.

Get Involved With CPW!

Get Involved With CPW!

January 30, 2024

Campus Preview Weekend is back! From April 11–14, 2024 we will be welcoming the admitted class of 2028 in person. We invite the community to participate by hosting an event, volunteering to help, or if you’re an undergraduate student, signing up to host an admitted student.

Dr. Nathalie Vladis Joins TLL’s Teaching & Learning Team

Dr. Nathalie Vladis Joins TLL’s Teaching & Learning Team

January 30, 2024

We are excited to welcome TLL’s newest member, Nathalie Vladis, PhD, as Assistant Director for Teaching & Learning.