From: Student Life
Date: October 19, 2022
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter October 19, 2022

MIT Sloan Student Life

Here with you, for you.

October 19, 2022

Know Your Resource: Food Security

Food Insecurity: A lack of consistent access to food for an active, healthy life.

Life as a student can be expensive and navigating the different resources can be challenging. It doesn’t matter who you are; not being able to access enough food to sustain an active healthy lifestyle is an issue that many students face. If you are a student who is struggling with finances or accessing enough food, these resources at MIT may be able to help:
Contact the Student Life Office for additional information and resources regarding food insecurity. 

Student life EVENTS
Nia wearing a pink suit; Lunch Chats with Nia sponsored by the Student Life Office

Lunch Chats with Nia 
Wednesday, October 26th
Student Life Office, E52-101
Sign up for a lunch chat with Student Life Director, Nia DeYounge!


Spooky Sloan 
Wednesday, October 26th
Student Life Office, E52-101
Drop by for some Halloween fun, casual conversation and get to know your SLO staff while snacking on some festive food and beverages. Candy, treats and sweets will be provided.


Course XV Dinner 
Wednesday, November 2nd
Course XV Dinners are an opportunity for 15 students from across programs to have a free, delicious, three course dinner at a local venue with a member of the Student Life and DEI Offices. 


Boston Celtics Logo

Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons 
Wednesday, November 9th
TD Garden
Cheer on the Celtics with your fellow Sloanies as they take on the Detroit Pistons!
Tickets: $25 
Limited to 2 per person 
Tickets go on sale: Today at 12pm


SIX the Musical

SIX! The Musical 
Wednesday, November 16th
Emerson Colonial Theatre 
Join Student life and you fellow Sloanies for a Broadway production (in Boston) of SIX: The musical!
Tickets: $25 
Limited to 2 per person 
Tickets go on sale: Wednesday Oct. 26


Community EVENTS
MIT Energy and Climate Career Fair

MIT Energy and Climate Career Fair 
Friday, October 21st

Stratton Student Center W20-202
Come meet & network with sponsors and other awesome energy/sustainability/climate companies!

Learn More Here!

MIT Sloan Club of New York

Lawrence H. Summers - State of the Global Economy & Policies of the United States
Monday, October 24th
1:30pm-2:30pm ET

Join the MIT Sloan Club of New York and Lawrence H. Summers for a candid off-the-record discussion of the state of the American and world economy and a personal view of policies the U.S. should adopt. 

Register Here

The Yarn: November Edition 
Wednesday, November 2nd 

Wong Auditorium
The Yarn is a storytelling platform where Sloanies share personal stories with one another about the things that matter most in their lives. Yarn events are about going deeper as a community and celebrating the diversity of values, perspectives, and experiences that we share here at MIT Sloan.


Heritage Meets Heritage
Thursday, October 27th 

Bush Room 10-105
Are you a heritage language speaker? Have you ever wondered if other heritage speakers share similar experiences? Come to Global LanguagesMISTI, and Hermanas Unidas: “Heritage Meets Heritage” event to connect with other students from diverse languages and cultures. This event is open to MIT students who are heritage language speakers or want to learn more. 

Learn More 

Community Open Mic Night with Amanda Shea
Saturday, October 22nd

Kendall/MIT Open Space
Join multidisciplinary artist and educator Amanda Shea on Saturday evening for an open mic night in the park. Kick back and take in the creative energy while enjoying food and drink from local vendors.

Learn More 


IAP Mini-Grants: Proposals Due October 24, 2022

The Office of Experiential Learning, in collaboration with the MIT Climate Nucleus and Morningside Academy for Design, invites active members of the MIT community (employees and students) to apply for funding to support their IAP activities.

Funding can be used for individual projects or to support non-credit activities open to other MIT community members. Proposals are welcome on almost any topic, and projects focused on climate and social impact or that have a design or making component are encouraged and will be given special consideration. If you have an idea and would like to make it real, we encourage you to apply.

Most awards will be in the $500 to $1,000 range. Proposals are due by 5 PM EDT on October 24, 2022, and funding decisions will be announced by November 2, 2022.

If you have questions about this mini-grant process or would like to learn more about planning an IAP activity, please attend our IAP Activity Planning Info Session on October 19, from 12 to 1 pm in 5-134. For general information about planning an IAP activity, please visit the IAP website. If you have additional questions, please reach out to

GSC Apple Picking Event 

The GSC Activities Committee will be holding an apple picking outing to Honey Pot Hill Orchards on Sunday, October 30 from 9am-2pm. Each ticket includes a personal bag for apples, apple-themed treats, and more!

Ticket sales will open on 10/21 at 12pm. The sales are limited to MIT graduate students and their +1. A ticket with transportation included is $20, a ticket without transportation included is $10. The shuttle will leave campus at 9am and will be back by 2pm. Those using their own transportation will meet us at the orchard at 9:30am. Email and for questions.

Get Tickets Here

Join MIT Grad Arts Forum for an evening at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 

Join MIT Grad Arts Forum for an evening at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  Thursday, October 27th at 6:00pm! Students will embark on a guided tour through the famed Gardner museum in the Fenway with the theme of “Renaissance at the Gardner.” Following the tour, students are invited to explore the museum independently until closing at 9pm. This event is open to MIT graduate students only. Make sure to bring your physical MIT ID for entry into the Museum!


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