Graduate Student Town Hall

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Undergraduate Student Town Hall

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MIT Research Town Hall

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“Cry No More” Performed by Heather Konar (An MIT Community Vigil)

Communications Officer for Graduate Education Heather Konar is joined by her brother Steve, a nurse on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and his wife Julie to sing “Cry No More,” by Rhiannon Giddens. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together … Read more “Cry No More” Performed by Heather Konar (An MIT Community Vigil)

Aiyah Josiah-Faeduwor (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate student Aiyah Josiah-Faeduwor speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn County, GA, … Read more Aiyah Josiah-Faeduwor (An MIT Community Vigil)

An MIT Community Vigil

On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn County, GA, February 23), Breonna Taylor (Louisville, March 13) and … Read more An MIT Community Vigil

Chevalier Cleaves (An MIT Community Vigil)

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for MIT Lincoln Laboratory speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of … Read more Chevalier Cleaves (An MIT Community Vigil)

AudreyRose Wooden (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT junior AudreyRose Wooden speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn County, GA, … Read more AudreyRose Wooden (An MIT Community Vigil)

John H. Dozier (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT’s Institute Community and Equity Officer (ICEO) John H. Dozier speaks to the MIT Community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the … Read more John H. Dozier (An MIT Community Vigil)

DiOnetta Jones Crayton (An MIT Community Vigil)

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Director of the Office of Minority Education at MIT DiOnetta Jones Crayton speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people … Read more DiOnetta Jones Crayton (An MIT Community Vigil)

Danielle Geathers (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT Undergraduate Association President Danielle Geathers speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn … Read more Danielle Geathers (An MIT Community Vigil)

Corban Swain (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate student and poet Corban Swain speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn … Read more Corban Swain (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT’s Virtual Commencement 2020

For the first time, MIT hosted a virtual commencement for the 2020 graduates. Watch the event! (See below for specific segments). Admiral William H. McGraven (scroll —– 00:07:23) MIT Comusica (scroll —– 00:19:53) Peter X. Su PhD ’20 (scroll —– 00:25:30) Nwanacho Nwana ’20 (scroll —– 00:28:11) NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy SM ’00 (scroll —– … Read more MIT’s Virtual Commencement 2020

Beethoven, Quarantined

During the pandemic lockdown, MIT music professor Evan Ziporyn transformed his orchestra class into a remote, online learning experience at lightning speed. Absent the essentials of a space with good acoustics, access to instruments — and the physical presence of other musicians — Ziporyn and 40 undergraduates, now scattered across several countries, found new ways … Read more Beethoven, Quarantined

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina