Angrist’s work deals with interpreting the data from these natural experiments. The Prize citation emphasizes the influence of a 1994 paper that Angrist and Imbens co-wrote.
EAPS Department Head Robert van der Hilst canceled the department’s annual John Carlson Lecture due to controversy surrounding the invited speaker, Professor Dorian Abbot of the University of Chicago, and his views on DEI efforts within academia.
Kwame Connell ’23 said in an interview with The Tech that the event was “a lot of fun” and served as “a good marker” of the halfway point of his time at MIT.
A welcome celebration for Chancellor Melissa Nobles will take place at North Corridor from 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 14.
The total number of criminal offenses reported on campus, in non campus locations, and on public property adjacent to MIT fell from 89 in 2018 to 54 in 2019 and to 17 in 2020
The GSU also currently includes over 250 union representatives, comprising graduate students from department across MIT.
According to an MIT News article, following the move, all of MIT’s Institute-wide writing and communications instruction are now under the same department.
Nobles reported that 98% of the campus community was vaccinated against COVID-19. Additionally, Nobles said that “last week, we administered over 33,834 tests, and our positive rate was 0.08%.”
The museum will occupy the first through third floors of Site 5, which is also home to a café and the new MIT Press Bookstore. The upper 14 floors of the building will be leased out.
The annual math diagnostic exam was offered in person Aug. 30 during orientation week after being administered online in Fall 2020. 862 first year students took it.