Previously, the MIT Employee Policy Manual allowed staff members to request two hours of unpaid time for voting on Election Day. The petition writes that not providing paid time off “discourages workers from voting.”
Flu vaccines are available at MIT Medical flu clinic in the Johnson Athletic Center from 8 a.m.–4 p.m for all Covid Pass participants and enrolled students until Friday.
Performers at the event included Yo-Yo Ma, Duckwrth, Joyce Wrice, Bren Joy, Brandon Banks, Raye Zaragoza, HOAX, Mariela Shaker, the Couchsleepers, Solstice Fayemz, and Lil Seyi. MIT’s Asian Dance Team, Bhangra, Mirchi, and Casino Rueda dance groups also contributed performances.
Members of separate pods intermingling violated the agreement signed by pod members, which states that students must “exercise strict social distancing with those outside their pod.”
Students seeking exemptions to the flu shot can fill out an online form, although exemptions will only be granted for medical or religious reasons.
Indigenous People's Day is Monday. No classes will be held. Tuesday will follow the Monday schedule of classes.
The project is a partnership between the biological engineering department’s Alm Lab; MIT Facilities; the Office of Environment, Health and Safety; Housing and Residential Services; and MIT Medical.
City of Cambridge requires all residents over age of five to wear face coverings in public places, businesses, common areas of residential buildings
Regardless of pod affiliation or physical distancing, students living on campus are required to wear face coverings in “all outdoor common areas, including walkways, courtyards and roof decks.”
The Turing Award winners’ endorsement states that “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris listen to experts before setting public policy,” which is “essential when science and technology may help with many problems facing our nation today.”
Waitz and Barnhart wrote that they plan to “engage students, staff and faculty in an accelerated assessment effort… to make a determination” for the spring “as soon as we can.”