The UROP direct funding deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday.
About 1,200 students from MIT and around the world coded software projects during the 24-hour hackathon held at Johnson Athletic Center.
The 28th annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, a parody of the better known Nobel Prize ceremony, took place at Sanders Theatre at Harvard Sept. 13. Ten Ig Nobel prizes were awarded in fields ranging from Literature to Medicine, to scientists who conducted improbable research that "makes people laugh, and then think," according to its website.
The OVC is looking into reducing the time between the end of finals to graduation from two weeks to one.
The Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Mathematics have each named new department heads. The former head of the Department of Architecture has been appointed as Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University and will start in January 2019.
This year, about 60 percent more students chose New House as their first choice as compared to 2016 and 2015, and New House sported the lowest FYRE-out to FYRE-in ratio this year.
New security measures such as cameras, card readers, and alarms have been installed on the rooftops of main campus buildings.
As of a Wednesday post from the Massachusetts State Police, the investigation, including into potential suspects and motive, remains active.
PE registration starts Friday at 8 a.m. for undergraduate students and Sept. 4 for graduate students. It will close Sept. 5. First come, first served!
As of now, MIT has committed to 950 new beds for graduate students across campus, with 250 to be available in 2020, according to a letter sent to all graduate students in October 2017 after the working group's interim report was published.