Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

When the the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the staff at MIT Medical knew they had to quickly adapt to continue to service their patients. So that’s exactly what they did. Building, testing and implementing a telehealth option in only a matter of weeks, and setting up an extensive testing facility quickly has put MIT Medical in … Read more Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

The GENIUSES’ Hedge Fund: The COLLAPSE of LTCM

Have you ever thought about what could happen if we brought together the brightest minds in mathematics and the financial world in the same project? A project which made use of complex mathematical calculations and advanced software in order to model reality and thus inform us where, how and when to invest. Do you think … Read more The GENIUSES’ Hedge Fund: The COLLAPSE of LTCM

Just chip away

Anne Slinn, executive director for research at MIT Center for Global Change Science and the MIT Joint Program on the Science of Policy of Global Change has been working remotely for over two years. She discusses the challenges for those knew to physical distancing and working away from campus and shares some advice she learned … Read more Just chip away

Finding ways to help

MIT Police Captain Andrew Turco has been back on campus while no one else is. Here he discusses how its surreal and strange, but says, “One of the best ways to feel normal. . . is to find a way to help.” Learn about his efforts with the MIT Police blood drive and his personal … Read more Finding ways to help

Sandy Alexandre (An MIT Community Vigil)

Associate professor in literature at MIT Sandy Alexandre speaks to the community. Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, technology, humanities and social sciences; and to tackle the most … Read more Sandy Alexandre (An MIT Community Vigil)

An Online Defense

As the pandemic and MIT’s response to it rapidly unfolded, doctoral student Jacquie Thomas watched as months of planning went out the window. On April 3 she became one of the first students in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics to defend her thesis on zoom. Here she describes the anti-climatic moment and how you … Read more An Online Defense

Romona Allen (An MIT Community Vigil)

Vice President of Human Resources at MIT Romona Allen 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 Romona Allen (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kelvin Green II (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kelvin Green II 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, February … Read more Kelvin Green II (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kendyll Hicks (An MIT Community Vigil)

Outgoing MIT Black Student Union Co-Chair Kendyll Hicks 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 … Read more Kendyll Hicks (An MIT Community Vigil)

Madeleine Sutherland (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate Student Council President Madeleine Sutherland 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 Madeleine Sutherland (An MIT Community Vigil)

Jaleesa Trapp (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate student at the MIT Media Lab Jaleesa Trapp 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 Jaleesa Trapp (An MIT Community Vigil)

Malick Ghachem (An MIT Community Vigil)

Associate professor of history Malick Ghachem 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 Malick Ghachem (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT President Rafael Reif (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT President Rafael Reif 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 MIT President Rafael Reif (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate Student Town Hall

Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, technology, humanities and social sciences; and to tackle the most pressing problems facing the world today. We are a community of hands-on … Read more Graduate Student Town Hall

Undergraduate Student Town Hall

Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, technology, humanities and social sciences; and to tackle the most pressing problems facing the world today. We are a community of hands-on … Read more Undergraduate Student Town Hall