The MIT Police Department, explained
The MIT Police Department (MITPD) has moved to the center of campus conversations following nationwide protests about police brutality against Black communities.
UA expresses disappointment in MIT’s Fall 2020 decision
The statement writes that the Institute’s fall decision does not match the contents of community feedback in charrettes, surveys, and the Team 2020 website, which “left many with a broad sense of what the fall would like.”
Research ramp-up expands to non-laboratory facilities
The Research Ramp-Up Thunder Committee, chaired by MIT Libraries Director Chris Bourg, was formed June 17 to plan the return to non-laboratory on-campus research activities in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Sloan School of Management; School of Architecture and Planning; MIT Libraries; and MIT Museum.
MIT Medical reopens for in-person visits
Some appointments will be “hybrid,” with a meeting “over video or telephone, followed by a briefer in-person exam and any necessary lab work.”
MIT, Harvard sue U.S. DHS, ICE over modified international student visa guidelines
The lawsuit states that “ICE’s action leaves hundreds of thousands of international students with no educational options within the United States.”
Reif sends email about fall decisions, including tuition information
In addition, MIT is “adjusting” the aid budget “to meet families’ increased financial needs. Revised financial aid awards will be made available “likely by mid-August,” according to an FAQ on MIT’s COVID-19 site.
MIT invites only seniors back to campus for Fall 2020
There will be a process for non-seniors to “request special consideration for housing” on a case-by-case basis through the Student Housing Assistance Review Process.
‘These Two Windows’ successfully lights a match in the rain
Overall the album is very cohesive, with each song having Benjamin’s trademark minimalist vocals and extremely well-written lyrics.