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Announcing our 2024 MIT Excellence Award Winner
Dr. Lauren Pouchak, OVC's director of special projects, has received a 2024 MIT Excellence Award for Bringing Out the Best: Everyday Leadership throughout MIT.
First-year MIT students gain hands-on research experience in supportive peer community
Mini-UROP program connects first-years with graduate students and postdocs for enriched learning.
Four-peat: MIT students take first place in the 84th Putnam Math Competition
MIT undergraduates win top five spots for the fourth year in a row and capture the Elizabeth Lowell Putnam Prize.
Moving past the Iron Age
Graduate student Sydney Johnson looks at how to achieve greener steel.
Investigating and preserving Quechua
MIT students studied the Indigenous language during a new Independent Activities Period course to gain exposure and understand the language’s cultural and practical value.
Formation and Launch of the MIT Task Force on the Undergraduate Academic Program
We are delighted to announce the formation and launch of the Task Force on the MIT Undergraduate Academic Program.
Sadhana Lolla named 2024 Gates Cambridge Scholar
The MIT senior will pursue graduate studies in technology policy at Cambridge University.
Nourishing the mind, hand, and stomach
A love of food and cooking unlocked senior Branden Spitzer’s interest in materials science and engineering.
Thirty-five outstanding MIT students selected as Burchard Scholars for 2024
Undergraduates selected for the competitive program enjoy a seminar series and conversations over dinners with distinguished faculty.
MIT course aids social connection, better relationships, and happiness
New PE.0539 course supports students who want to meet new people, strengthen friendships, build communities, and make MIT a more welcoming place.