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-ac@mit.edu  

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: gsc-ac@mit.edu 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! (https://gsc.scripts.mit.edu:444/ssl/em/?pg=1&id=38) Be a volunteer to meet new friends and attend for free! (https://signup.mit.edu/oktober) 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: http://gsc.mit.edu/committees/nb/2013-institute-committee-rep-application/ Applications Due: Tuesday, October 1st , by 5pm Questions? Contact the Graduate Student Council Nominations Board gsc-nominations@mit.edu 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. […]

Outing to Boston Harbor Islands, Sun. Aug. 11

On July 29, 2013, in General, GSC, Live, Play, by GSC Executive Committee

WHEN: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 11am departure from pier WHERE: Boston Harbor Islands WHAT: Visit Spectacle and Georges Island, and see Boston from a whole new perspective! (http://www.bostonharborislands.org/). Picnic, hike, swim, and explore historic forts! Purchase tickets HERE: MIT Graduate Students: $5.00 Guest: $10.00 Child 11 and under: Free Ticket includes ferry to both islands […]

Academic Development Series – July/August 2013

On July 24, 2013, in GSC, Work, by Secretary

Join us for the following upcoming events in our Academic Development Series! What: Finding a Good Postdoc When: Wednesday, July 31st, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Where: Stata Center, 32-123 A panel discussion on how to find a good PostDoc position, and how to use it to advance your academic career.  Prof. Hazel Sive, Chair of […]