From: Student Life
Date: January 18, 2023
Subject: MIT Sloan Student Life Newsletter January 18, 2023

January 18, 2023

Know Your Resource:
Conversations with MIT Medical

Conversations with MIT Medical is a professionally produced audio podcast by RadioMD's nationally renowned team of radio journalists, each podcast in the series features a 10-minute interview with a member of MIT Medical's staff on a topic of importance to the MIT community. Topics will range travel vaccines and sexual health, to concerns about the affordable care act and how to cope with a lack of sleep. 

Check out the full library of Conversations with MIT Medical here.
You can listen to Conversations with MIT Medical on their website, Spotify, Apple podcasts, or google podcasts

Community Events

50 Years of Delivering Innovation
Thursday, January 26th

Wong Auditorium 
To kick off CTL's year of 50th-anniversary celebrations, CTL Director Yossi Sheffi will sit down for a discussion with FedEx Founder and Executive Chairman Fred Smith.
Open to the entire MIT Community 


I Am a LEADer Conference 2023
January 30th - February 3rd
Virtual Event
Intercultural Engagement (i.e.), LBGTQ+ Services, Women and Gender Services (WXGS), and Student Organizations, Leadership and Engagement (SOLE) are proud to present the 3rd Annual I am a LEADer Conference (LEAD - Learning Equity And Diversity) diversity leadership conference!


CTL@50 Presents: MIT SCALE Research Expo
Thursday, January 26th 

Samberg Conference Center 
CTL@50 Presents: 15th Annual MIT Global Supply Chain Excellence Network Student Research Expo. The MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network Research Expo provides a unique opportunity to preview nearly 100 industry-sponsored research projects conducted by MIT SCALE graduate students. The entire Sloan community has been invited and can use the registration code SCALE2023 to RSVP.

Learn More  

Student Led Conferences 
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MIT Sloan Investment Conference
Friday, February 10th 

Samberg Conference Center
The MIT Sloan Investment Conference is an annual student-led event that brings together some of the most notable individuals in the investment world to educate and connect a wide range of financial industry participants.
Tickets: $40+


Red background, MIT Sloan ProductCon Save the Date

MIT Sloan Product Conference
Friday, February 24th 

Kresge Auditorium
The MIT Product Conference is a student-led event at MIT Sloan School of Management. At this year's inaugural product conference, cross-functional leaders will come together for engaging dialogue on the changing landscape of product management, product leadership of the future, and how to enter and advance in the industry.
Tickets: $40+

Get Tickets 

Purpose led retail

MIT Sloan Retail Conference
Friday, March 3rd 

MIT Building 14
This year's theme is "Purpose-Led Retail" for the annual student-led event to explore how global and local retail and consumer goods businesses are providing meaningful impact to their customers, their employees and society through being purpose driven organizations. 
Open to Significant Others 
Tickets: $40+



What do YOU love about Sloan?
Enter for a chance to win 2 tickets to Hamilton!

We want to hear from you! This month, the Student Life Office is celebrating the entire Sloan community and all the Sloanies who make MIT Sloan the amazing and caring place it is. What do you love most about Sloan? Who makes the Sloan community better? Tell us what you love most about being a Sloanie and nominate someone (student, faculty, or staff) who makes Sloan a better place for everyone for a chance to win a pair of Hamilton tickets for both you and the person you nominate on Valentine’s Day!

Fill out this survey by February 1st to enter the contest. 14 entries will be selected and winners and the people they nominated will each receive a pair of tickets to see Hamilton on February 14th!

Want to make sure you see Hamilton while it's playing at Broadway Boston? Student Life has a limited number of tickets for the February 28th show, going on sale February 8th at 12pm!

Life Design at MIT

This course (formerly known as Designing Your Life) provides an exciting, eye-opening, and thoroughly useful inquiry into what it takes to live an extraordinary life, on your own terms. This course addresses what it takes to succeed, and to be proud of your life and happy in it. You will tackle career satisfaction, money, your body, vices, your relationship to yourself, and more. An inquisitive nature, sense of humor, and willingness to face the truth are required. 
NOTE: There will also be two optional small group coaching sessions - one on Tuesday, January 31st and one on Thursday, February 2nd. 

Starting Monday, January 30th Registration for Life Design at MT is open! Sign up here! Open to all students and significant others.

For more information contact Gaby Jordan: or Casey Seidenberg: or visit 
Get Fit  written above a smiling cartoon beaver running

Need some motivation to get and stay active this winter? Join the MIT community for the getfit 2023 challenge that starts on Monday, January 30.

getfit is a 12-week, team-oriented fitness challenge open to the entire MIT community, including students, faculty, staff, affiliates, and family members.

Get your team of five to eight members registered before the end of the day on January 22, and get ready for all the fun, camaraderie, perks, and potential prizes that come with participation. For more information, visit their website!

Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition

Do you have an innovative solution to a problem in healthcare? Do you want to win up to $30,000 in prize money? Join the 2023 SHIP Pitch Competition and apply here by January 23, 2023 here! The Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize (SHIP) is a pitch competition open to student entrepreneurs innovating in the healthcare space, taking place on February 8 & 9 (virtual semifinals) and February 23, 2023 (in-person finals). The mission of SHIP is to support early stage healthcare startups by providing feedback from experienced industry professionals and a chance to compete for prize money. Board the SHIP to start your innovation journey in healthcare! Following SHIP will be the annual MIT Sloan Healthcare and Bioinnovations Conference, taking place February 24, 2023!
Please email with any questions and check our website for further details!

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