From: Student Life
Date: April 19, 2023
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter April 19, 2023

April 19, 2023

Deadline to nominate your favorite teachers and TA's is 1 week from today! 

Sloanies, we invite you to acknowledge the faculty members and teaching assistants who have made a positive difference in your classroom experience by nominating them for an MIT Sloan Excellence in Teaching Award. The nomination requires only a paragraph or two on why you are nominating a particular person (or persons—there is no limit to how many people you can nominate). Winners will be chosen based on both quantity and quality of the nominations. Nominate your favorite teachers and TAs who have made a positive difference in your classroom experience this year in our survey here. The 2022-2023 MIT Sloan Excellence in Teaching Awards Ceremony will be held in person on Thursday, May 11 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Samberg Conference Center. Nominations are live through 9am on Wednesday, April 27, 2023.

Student Life Events

Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Thursday, May 4th 
6:10pm-10pm ET 

Fenway Park, Boston
Sloanies are taking over the Fenway bleachers! Come meet fellow Sloanies, and enjoy one of Boston's favorite past times - watching the Red Sox!
Tickets: $15

Get Tickets

Moon Rabbit Asia C-F(X)
Thursday, April 27th 

Shojo Boston
Are you ready to experience an unforgettable night filled with Asian pop beats, delicious Asian foods, and a celebrAsian of the Rabbit Year!
Tickets: $20 each 

Get Tickets

Spring Gala
Friday May 12th and Saturday May 13th 

Marble House Mansion
Get ready for the most glamorous nights of the year at Sloan! 
Friday night is SOLD OUT. Saturday night tickets are still available for purchase.  

Buy tickets here
Gala FAQ

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


Sloan Follies 
Tuesday, May 16th 

Kresge Auditorium 
Sloan Follies! Reserve your ticket now for the annual end of the year evening of comedy, celebration, and general shenanigans.


Community Events

MIT's Operations Simulation Competition
Friday, April 21st - Monday, April 24th 
The 19th Annual Operations Simulation Competition (OpsSimCom) 2023 is a student-led event where you can compete with top graduate students from around the world to see who can run the most profitable factory. Use the discount code MIT20 for 20% off during sign-up.

Sign Up Here!

iLead: Ronald Williams  
Monday, April 24th

Wong Auditorium
Join the Dean's and OER Offices for a conversation with Ronald A. Williams.

2023 LatAm Business Conference
Sunday, April 23rd

Klarman Hall - Harvard Business School
The HBS & MIT Sloan Latin American Business Conference is back in person after 4 years! The 2023 conference theme is "Latin America in 2030: opportunities, challenges & our role in the region's future".
Tickets: $40+

Get Tickets

Celebrating the Inauguration of Sally Kornbluth 
Saturday April 29th and Monday May 1st 
To the members of the MIT community:
You are invited to the festivities on April 29 and May 1, 2023, celebrating the inauguration of Sally Kornbluth as MIT’s 18th president! Please read on for further detail and visit the inauguration website, where information will continue to populate over the next couple of weeks.

Join your colleagues, classmates, and friends as we honor the Institute’s tradition of education, research, and innovation with an inauguration inspired by Curiosity Unbounded.

2023 Alumni Opportunities Fair
Wednesday, May 3rd 

Gruber Court 
Graduating in 2023? Come learn about the exciting resources available to you as you become alumni!



Free Headspace Membership

The Sloan Mindfulness & Leadership Club, the MIT Leadership Center, and Sloan Student Life Office are partnering to offer free annual Headspace memberships for our Sloan community. We have a limited number of licenses which will be granted on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t forget to join the Mindfulness & Leadership Club weekly meditations on Thursdays at 11:30am in E51 372! 

Enroll in Headspace here!

Sloan 5 and Class Council Information Session

Graduating in 2023? The Office of External Relations is looking for the next generation of Sloanies to join the alumni volunteer network as Sloan 5 leaders and Class Council members. Sloan 5 brings together recent graduates of the last five classes from across MIT Sloan’s programs to foster sustained connectivity amongst alumni and the School. Sloan 5 leaders organize and host events to provide opportunities to meet other recent MIT Sloan graduates in more than twenty cities worldwide. Class Council members work to organize their classmates in preparation for their 1-year Reunion in 2024. Lunch will be provided. If you're interested, please attend one of the following info-sessions:

Thursday, May 4, 2023, 12PM – 1PM
Monday, May 8, 2023, 12PM – 1PM

Key Campus Support Resources

If you need to talk or connect, please know you can reach out to the Student Life Office or your program office as well as the resources listed below. 

Student Life Newsletter Submission
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