News – 2016

MIT Libraries supports the rights and safety of LGBTQ individuals

Respect for diversity is a fundamental value of the MIT Libraries, and we are deeply committed to fostering a community where everyone feels valued and included. For that reason, we deplore state laws that restrict the rights and safety of LGBTQ people.

Despite high achievements, undergraduate women at MIT are more likely to feel inferior, study finds

It’s hard to imagine the 8 percent of applicants who receive acceptance letters to MIT feeling inferior, but it’s a sentiment more common than one might think — especially among female students.

Advocating for diversity: A Q&A with MBA student Ellen Rice Staten

Ellen Rice Staten, MBA ’16, co-president of the MIT Black Graduate Student Association and leaders from the MIT Black Students’ Union, presented two sets of recommendations on cultivating diversity to MIT’s Academic Council,