Blog: Feature articles

March 8, 2017
- By Irina Rasskazova - On the occasion of International Women's Day on March 8th we want to salute women from all over the world! This special date, that was officially recognized by United Nations in 1975, celebrates women's achievements in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. By...
February 5, 2017
- By Irina Rasskazova - The first time I've heard about the Independence Activity Period* (or simply IAP) at MIT, I thought that there will be nothing for me. After all, it's one of the best institutes for natural sciences – so what a person of a humanities bent like me can do there? Guess what – I...
February 18, 2016
  -By Marinagrazia Bisogno- After the success of last year’s fall session, the Career Connect organized by MIT Spouses & Partners Connect will come back this spring with a series of workshops focused on job searching strategies. These workshops are open to spouses and partners who are looking...
October 23, 2015
An interview with Amanda Hankins, by Shakti Lieten I did not expect sexual harassment in the workplace/lab to be a big issue within the graduate community at MIT, but it is. I heard about his when I spoke to Amanda Hankins, a few weeks ago. Amanda works as the education and prevention specialist...