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Academic Integrity: Understanding MIT’s Expectations of You

Academic Integrity: Understanding MIT’s Expectations of You

June 7, 2023


Online meeting — join here

MIT has strong community values, expectations, and policies that govern all aspects of life here, including how you will complete your coursework and research – and you are expected to know them. What are MIT’s academic values and expectations? How can you learn them and avoid common pitfalls that have gotten other students in trouble […]

Help select Committed to Caring profs!

Help select Committed to Caring profs!

June 11, 2023

Do you want to help select the next group of faculty honored as Committed to Caring? This program recognizes faculty members who have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact in the lives of graduate students. By joining the selection committee, you can help keep the process student-driven! Your commitment will be to […]


Recent Blog Posts

Join the Grad Blog editorial team!

May 26, 2023

Dear MIT grad students, We’re excited to announce that the MIT Grad Blog is searching for several new editors!  As you all know, the Grad Blog serves as an avenue for MIT students to share their experiences with peers and prospective students. As an editor, you would help bloggers like you hone their story into […]

Escape the lab: Summer fun!

May 25, 2023

In Cambridge, summer is a season you just can’t beat. The sunshine is fierce, radiant, and clarifying. The heat is a welcome break from the chill, damp months of spring and winter. People bloom from the secret recesses of their homes and step out into the light, tentatively blinking, stretching, unfolding.  Yet somehow you find […]

Why I left the tech industry for grad school

April 26, 2023

“Why are you leaving your job?” “Don’t you make enough money?” “Why would you leave a big tech company?” “Are you going for a bigger paycheck? You must be stuck at the same level.” “What?! You said you’re completely leaving the tech industry?” “Oh! PhD? Don’t you already do research at work? Everybody learns at […]


Recent News

Kelsey Merrill ’22, MEng ’23 named to 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll

May 25, 2023

Kelsey Merrill ’22, MEng ’23, a master’s of engineering student in electrical engineering and computer science, has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) for her outstanding efforts to advance nonpartisan democratic engagement at MIT. She joins 175 students nationwide named to the ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll for promoting […]

MIT community members who work to eradicate sexual violence recognized at 2023 Change-Maker Awards

May 24, 2023

On April 24, MIT celebrated outstanding students and employees at the annual Change-Maker Awards for their diligent work to eradicate sexual misconduct and support survivors. These architects of positive change exemplify one of MIT’s core values: striving to make our community a more humane and welcoming place where all can thrive. Hosted by MIT Violence […]

Alvaro Sahagun receives the 2023 OGE Service Award at the RISE Awards

May 24, 2023

A collaborative effort of the Institute Community and Equity Office, Intercultural Engagement (i.e.), LBGTQ+ Services, Office of the First Year, Office of Graduate Education, Office of Minority Education, and Women and Gender Services — the RISE AWARDS celebrates MIT faculty, staff, and students on their work with diversity, inclusion, and social justice on and off […]