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From Monday, May 2

MIT’s commemoration of its 1916 move from Boston to Cambridge reaches its zenith on Saturday, May 7, with Moving Day, a daylong series of events for the entire MIT community, including alumni, students, faculty, staff, family, and friends.

Crossing the Charles: A festival parade and competition

From MIT News Sunday, April 24

On Saturday, around 20,000 visitors were expected to arrive on MIT’s doorstep for a peek “Under the Dome,” in the Institute’s first open house since 2011. Judging from the weather — a stubborn drizzle that dominated much of the morning — those numbers appeared optimistic at first. Instead, they turned out to be more than modest: At the end of the day, as grey skies finally gave way to blue, more than 40,000 people had turned out to see, hear, and play with MIT’s many offerings.

From MIT News Friday, April 22

You have probably stared at a blank screen, a white canvas, or an empty stage and felt some mixture of anxiety and exhilaration over the prospect of beginning a new project. Now, imagine if the tabula rasa you face is a 50-acre tract of land along the Charles River, the site of a new campus. “As you think about starting something new, and you have that blank slate, what do you do?” asks Deborah Douglas, director of collections and curator of science and technology at the MIT Museum.

From MIT News Thursday, April 21

"With its inaugural Together in Service Day — which included volunteer-based events around the campus, region, and world — MIT managed on Tuesday to rally its entire community around a good cause, while strengthening ties with its host city of Cambridge, Massachusetts."

From Thursday, April 21

With its inaugural Together in Service Day — which included volunteer-based events around the campus, region, and world — MIT managed on Tuesday to rally its entire community around a good cause, while strengthening ties with its host city of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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