The Tech: EECS implements new maternity leave policy

On December 12, 2013, in GSC, Live, by Secretary

MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has become the second MIT department to grant its female graduate students a third month of paid maternity leave. The Tech reports: Course 6 is the second department to institute this policy — the Physics Department was the first to fund the third month of childbirth accommodation, […]

Grad Coffee Hour, Mon. 11/11/13, 7pm-8:30pm

On November 7, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

What: Grad Coffee Hour When: Monday, November 11 @ 7pm Where: Forbes Cafe (Stata) Contact:    

Video: Graduate Families 101 Panel Discussion

On October 25, 2013, in GSC, Live, by Secretary

During the opening week of Orientation 2013, the Graduate Student Council and the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education organized a panel discussion with experts from across MIT sharing tips and best practices on how MIT graduate students and their families can balance work and life during their time at the Institute. If you […]

Grad Art Social @ the List, Thurs. 10/24, 6-8pm

On October 21, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

What: Grad art social @ the List When: Thurs. October 24, 6-8pm Where: List Visual Arts Gallery, E15 Contact:  

GSC Science Outreach Blog

On October 21, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

                        What: GSC Science Outreach Blog Meeting When: Thurs. Oct 24, 6:00pm Where: 50-220 Contact: Do you like explaining science to people? Do you like writing? Join Activities Committee members in discussing our new science outreach blog!  Dinner will be provided RSVP here

Taste of Oktober

On September 29, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

Celebrate oktoberfest with bratwurst and pretzels! Taste and learn about german beers! $5 per ticket, register before it’s too late! ( Be a volunteer to meet new friends and attend for free! ( 21+ ID required to drink

Nominations: Working Group on Electronic Records

On September 26, 2013, in GSC, Work, by Secretary

Call for Applications: Working Group on the Review of MIT Policies for the Collection, Provision and Retention of Electronic Records To Apply: Applications Due: Tuesday, October 1st , by 5pm Questions? Contact the Graduate Student Council Nominations Board Description: The working group’s agenda includes the following tasks: Inventory and review existing MIT policies […]

GSC Pub Crawl 2013!

On September 2, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

  There’s more to being a grad student at MIT than labs and classes. This is your chance to explore the best pubs and night spots around Cambridge and Somerville while you get to know other MIT students. We’ll start at Walker Memorial and go to bars along the MIT Somerville Saferide shuttle route (which […]

GradRat New Ring Design Premiere

On August 17, 2013, in GSC, by Secretary

GradRat New Ring Design Premiere What: Unveiling of the new GradRat ring design! (with reception to follow) Be the first to see the new graduate ring design, which will be in place for the next five years! The event will begin with the presentation of the new ring design, showing different parts of the ring […]

Big For a Day, October 5th, volunteer with Big Sisters of Boston

On July 29, 2013, in GSC, by GSC Executive Committee

Volunteer to be a big sister for a day. In partnership with Big Sisters of Boston, we are bringing young girls from across Boston to MIT for a day of fun with science. You will be paired with a little sister and be her mentor for the day. WHO: Female MIT students WHEN: Sat. Oct. […]