Monthly Archives: June 2021

June 23, 2021

OGE staff earn higher degrees, build resilience and compassion

Several Office of Graduate Education staff members are currently pursuing or have just finished higher degrees. In addition to everything they do for MIT during regular business hours, these staff members are driven to spend time during evenings and weekends to push the boundaries of their own knowledge and skill. The OGE gives kudos to:

Elaine Chen, Assistant to the Dean
MS in Applied Clinical Nutrition, expected completion December 2022
Gaurav Jashnani, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Support & Advising
PhD in Critical Social/Personality Psychology at the City University of New York, expected completion May 2022
Adj Marshall, Grad Families Administrator
MA in Intercultural Leadership and Management, completed May 2021
Charlie Turner, Fellowship Program Assistant
MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, completed May 2021

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June 14, 2021

OVC develops new role to support graduate student families

Informed by an internal scan of MIT’s resources for student parents, extensive benchmarking of efforts at MIT’s peer institutions, and conversations with stakeholders, the ad hoc Graduate Families Working Group’s report identified the need to centralize support, communication, and outreach to students with children, among other recommendations.  Read more

June 10, 2021

OGE announces the 2021 MSRP cohort

The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) is excited to announce the 2021 cohort of MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) interns. This year, OGE has the pleasure of hosting 78 diverse, talented research interns for a transformative academic experience.

Through the MSRP curriculum, OGE aims to sharpen student competencies and awareness in the areas of research comprehension and communication; research ethics; research identity; and professional and career exploration. Read more