New Vassar Street Residence Founder’s Group to ‘lay foundation’ for new dorm’s character, government
New Vassar will include a marketplace, community kitchen, dining hall, and makerspace.
The new building will include spaces for performance, practice, professional-level recording, research, and instruction, as well as a performance lab.
MIT has launched a two-year pilot for a multi-departmental exchange with Imperial College London, in an effort to fill the gap left by the termination of the Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME) in 2017.
One proposal is to create a “six-plus-six” unit computational thinking module. The first six-unit class would provide an introduction to computational thinking, while the second six-unit class would be a department-specific follow-on.
“There is a clear dissonance between the advertised expectations of the course and the reality of the course,” Kelvin Green II ’21 and Mimi Wahid ’21, two students in the class, wrote in a document sent to their classmates.
The creation of The Standard was inspired by growing awareness of disturbing national trends concerning the implications for men of color as a result of community policing and the Black Lives Matter movement.