MIT FACULTY NEWSLETTER
November/December 2020 | Vol. XXXIII No. 2
The Trump administration systematically used budget cuts and regulatory changes to undermine scientific contribution to public policy.
The establishment of the Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Guidelines for Outside Engagements (“Suri Committee”) and the Ad Hoc Faculty Committee to Review MIT Gift Processes (“Fisher Committee”) came as a response . . .
On November 2, 2020, I wrote to the MIT community to share our current plan for the spring semester.
Like so many institutions around the world, MIT made the abrupt transition to online teaching in the midst of the pandemic, thrusting all 1,251 of its spring 2020 courses online in late March.
Teaching Under Covid: Losses Outweigh Gains
Covid has presented all walks of life with unique and unprecedented challenges. But there can be some silver linings.
Charitable giving is one of the few things in the world that seems to be wholly good.
The MIT Corporation is the Institute’s governing board and, at full strength, has 78 members.
It is with deep sadness that we record today a memorial resolution marking the passing of Professor Angelika Amon, our valued colleague, a groundbreaking researcher, an inspiring mentor, and a friend.
I hope this finds you and yours well. I write with a fourfold purpose . . . .
We’re inspired to overcome our shortcomings as long as we’re aware of them.
During the pandemic, an unemployment insurance fraud scheme has been targeting unemployment assistance programs across the country.
We are writing to bring to your attention an issue that has deeply troubled us.