Category: Activity

Student-Selected BE Seminar

Please nominate a student-selected BE Seminar speaker by CLICKING HERE!

Volunteer Opportunities!

Science is hard, and sometimes you just need a break. Why not take your mind off work with a little community service? In addition to our Board-coordinated service events, we’ve assembled a list of easy local volunteer opportunities of with grad students’ busy, erratic schedules in mind. Browse this spreadsheet for independent service options, visit […]

BE Grad Board 2015-2016

Congrats to the 2015-2016 BE Grad Board! Coordinator  Ryan Kelly & Tu Nguyen Secretary  Khoi Nguyen Treasurer  Sarah Bening Social  Ross Jones, Ally Huang & Manu Kumar Academic  Adrienne Rothschilds, Beth Pearce & Amanda Chen Athletic  Jacob Simon Diversity Rep  Scott Olesen & Claire Duvallet Lounge  Frances Liu & Deena Rennerfeldt Community Service  Jenny Kay […]

BE Board at the Cambridge Science Festival

BE Board at the Cambridge Science Festival

In April, BE graduate students put together activities to teach students about principles of Biological Engineering. Activities included lessons about design constraints in synthetic biology, using paper fluidics for diagnostics and designing targeted therapies for cancer.        

2014-2015 BE Board Election Results

Congrats to the 2014-2015 officers! Coordinator  Ryan Kelly & Tu Nguyen Secretary  Jackie  Ohmura Treasurer  Jenn Brophy Social  Khoi Nguyen, Deena Rennerfeldt & Jacob Becraft Academic  Souparno Ghosh & Gabi Pregernig Athletic  Daniel Rothenberg Diversity Rep  Sean Kearney & Scott Olsen Lounge  Raven Reddy Community Service  Frances Liu & Adrienne Rothschilds GSC Rep  Jenny Kay […]

Pics–Chelsea High School Science Fair

A number of BE grad students served as judges at the Chelsea High School science fair on February 27, 2014.  Check out the pictures below!

Coffee Hour + BE Board Open Hour TODAY!

Hi Everyone- Happy reg day!  Just a quick reminder that we will be having a Coffee Hour + BE Board Open House today from 4-5pm in the Grad Lounge (56-030).  Come grab a coffee and chat with members of the BE Board to learn more about what we do and how to get involved.  Even if […]

Congratulations BE Softball!!

Congratulations BE Softball!!

Our very own BE Softball team recently won the 2013 championship of the Kentucky Fried League in the MIT Community Summer Softball league!! Congratulations – we’re proud of you!

Muddy Monday with MechE! (May 6th, 2013)

Hi Everyone-  We hope you all are enjoying the fantastic weather.  We wanted to give you a heads up about an upcoming event!  The MechE department has reached out to us to have a joint social event next Monday, May 6th @ 5:30pm at the Muddy Charles Pub.  Come meet some new people and enjoy some […]

Pics: AAAS Annual Meeting - Family Days!

Pics: AAAS Annual Meeting – Family Days!

Several BE graduate students volunteered at the AAAS Annual Meeting’s Family Days on February 16th and 17th, 2013.  The Center for Environmental Health Science (CEHS) hosted a booth presenting work on climate change and air pollution using legos.  The demos talked about what kind of molecules make up the air we breathe, combustion in cars […]