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Religion at MIT

Click here to explore the religiosity of each dorm and course with our interactive infographics, and watch Dean of Undergraduate Education Dan Hastings and Professor Ian Hutchinson discuss religion at MIT.

Sarah Ritter—The Tech
Jonathan E. Rea ’14 pilots his robot “Jack.” One of the tasks of the 2.007 competition this year was to raise a mass in the air, and some robots, like “Jack” did this through a ladder mechanism.
May 11, 2012
At an Institute so grounded in science and technology, where do faith and spirituality fit in?
May 11, 2012
Nominees for UA officer positions were announced Monday evening. At a meeting this coming Tuesday, the UA Council will vote to officially appoint the nominees. Excluding the Chief of Staff, the nominees (see sidebar) were selected from an initial pool of about 40 students who applied for the 19 positions posted online at, 20 of which were mostly interviewed by UA President Jonté D. Craighead ’13 and Vice President Michael P. Walsh ’13 in consultation with relevant committee members. The chief of staff’s main responsibility is chairing the Nominations Committee, which includes “soliciting applications for representatives to Institute Committees, interviewing candidates, and selecting a slate of nominees,” according to the UA Constitution.
May 11, 2012
Throughout March and April, Maseeh Hall hosted a series of events known as Expressions, which merged arts with the sciences. Expressions was comprised of three events — a Master’s Tea, a lecture, and an art reception.
May 11, 2012
There is good news for those on the summer housing waitlist. 77 people, mostly from MacGregor, have declined their given housing as of Wednesday. The bad news is that the waitlist only includes students who did not get into Senior House, Bexley, or Random, but don’t want MacGregor, according to director of housing Dennis J. Collins.

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