Tag: President L. Rafael Reif

Agustín Rayo named dean of SHASS

Agustín Rayo PhD ’01, an accomplished philosopher and experienced MIT administrator, has been named the new dean of the Institute’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS). The appointment is effective Feb. 1. Rayo, a professor in MIT’s Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, has been a faculty member of the Institute since 2005. He […]

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MIT in the media: 2021 in review

From Institute-wide efforts to address the climate crisis to responding to Covid-19, members of the MIT community made headlines this year for their innovative work in a variety of areas. Faculty, students, and staff were on the front lines of addressing many pressing issues this year, raising their voices and sharing their findings. Below are […]

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MIT community in 2021: A year in review

During 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic continued to color much of the year, as MIT saw both the promise of vaccines as well as the rise of troubling new variants. The Institute also made new commitments to climate action, saw the opening of new and renovated spaces, continued in its efforts to support its diverse voices, […]

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