Upcoming Club Events

Dining Club: September 2017 Tue, Sep 26

Save the date for MITCOB's September dining club outing to Gather in Boston's Seaport District. Space is very limited, so RSVP now! There may be a waiting list due to the limited reservation size.

MIT Better World (Boston) Thu, Sep 28

MIT Better World (Boston)
We invite you to an evening in celebration of MIT, our vibrant community in the Boston area, and our mission to build a better world. Join us to connect with alumni, faculty, and friends, and to hear from President L. Rafael Reif as he shares his vision for the future of MIT.

The evening will begin with a welcome reception at the Boch Center Wang Theatre at 6:30 pm, followed by the speaking program at 7:30 pm. Additional details, including registration information, will follow.

Drumlin Farm Sat, Sep 30

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA

Come join fellow alums and family members for a fun volunteer activity at the Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. Ages 10 and up are welcome. Drumlin Farm is both a wildlife sanctuary and working farm located in Lincoln, MA. Sitting on 206 acres, there are 4 miles of hiking trails with a view of the greater Boston area, as well as the Audubon Shop.

Volunteers will learn about Drumlin Farm's growing techniques as you help their farmers with classic field tasks.

Please bring a bag lunch to enjoy in the picnic area from 12:30pm - 1:30pm before the volunteer activity begins.

Volunteers are welcome to visit the farmyard before or after the chores, and walk the hiking trails.

Free for MIT Club of Boston members and members of their family; $5/person for non-members.

Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up now!

BSS: Matt Herper - Biology's Century Wed, Oct 04

Matthew Herper, a Senior Editor at Forbes, has met all of them, and will weave stories about these and other people he’s met during 17 years covering the pharmaceutical industry into a discussion of the role of science journalism in society, and the potential for biotechnology to change everything.  

Herper, who received his bachelor of science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his master of science in journalism from Columbia University, has written thousands of stories, dozens of covers, and has followed the booming biotech industry from the sequencing of the human genome to the discovery of CRISPR.  Come learn why he says that this is biology’s century.

Hiking in the Middlesex Fells Reservation Fall 2017 Sat, Oct 28

Enjoy an afternoon hiking in the the Middlesex Fells Reservation, less than 10 miles from MIT (bounded by Malden, Medford, Melrose, Stoneham, and Winchester) where you will enjoy beautiful scenery along with the camaraderie of fellow hikers. 

New and Noteworthy

MITCOB Scholarship Fund

The MIT Club of Boston Endowed Scholarship Fund was established on December 2, 1985 by an initial gift of the MIT Club of Boston on November 5, 1985.

The Fund shall be held as an endowment and additions to the Fund may be made at any time by the Club or members.  The annual net income of the Fund will be applied to undergraduate financial aid, except that first preference shall be given to undergraduate students who are club member relatives and second preference to Greater Boston residents, in accordance with the student financial aid policies of the Institute.

In establishing the Fund, the MIT Club of Boston recognized the importance of endowed scholarships to support the Institute’s commitment to providing need-based financial aid to undergraduate students. 

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Spectacular Weather for our 2017 Summer BBQ

Our team of fearless volunteers

Sitting and front row: Lei Jin, Tammy Ngai, Carol Martin, Mindy Garber, Dorothy Curtis

Standing: Natalia Olive, Nacho Fuentes Ribas, Bonny Kellermann, 


Affiliate Events

Fri, Sep 29 2017
Pub Night - Post Career Fair Mixer
Come reconnect with your classmates at Meadhall at our annual alumni pub night! 

Tue, Oct 03 2017
Annual MIT Golf Outing
Registration is open for the 2017 MIT Golf Outing. The event is open to MIT alumni, parents, family, and friends, and is an opportunity to reconnect with friends and enjoy a great day of golf! Golfers of all skill levels are welcome to participate in the scramble format.

Thu, Oct 12 2017
MIT Innovation Ecosystem Symposium
This Symposium will bring a global community of practitioners from industry, risk capital, startups, academia, and government, together with thought leaders and scholars to explore the implementation of novel models, programs, and initiatives that enhance economic growth and social progress in innovation ecosystems.

Thu, Oct 12 2017
Start-Up Law 101 Panel (BIEN Speaker Series)
Working on a start-up? Are you asking what you should be doing to make sure you've taken proper legal steps for your company? As part of the Boston Innovation and Entrepreneurship Network (BIEN), join us for a panel discussion with experienced lawyers who work directly with startups and investors.

Thu, Oct 12 2017
TEDx Cambridge
One of our five distinguished speakers is MIT researcher Dheeraj Roy. He will be giving a groundbreaking Alzheimer's research talk about recent progress from the Tonegawa Lab at MIT's Picower Institute.

Sat, Oct 14 2017
Assemble DNA & RNA Models - Make STEM Learning Easier for Students
Build Nucleotide Models for DNA-RNA science kits that provide "hands on" ways for middle and high school students to learn about biological processes like DNA replication

Sat, Oct 14 2017
MIT Science on Saturday - Biotechnology
Learn how DNA works - how living organisms can be genetically engineered. Join Biogen scientists for an interactive workshop and an on-stage presentation with students from the audience helping. After, join hands-on activity tables where students can conduct their own biology and biotechnology experiments.

Tue, Oct 17 2017
Eliminate the 9 Silent Killers of Business and Career Success
Do you feel something is missing or holding you back from greater success in your career or business? 7 out of 10 businesses fail. If the people are smart, it has to be targets of their advice, their advice or the execution of the advice.Get practical insights from Ram Iyer, SM ’96

Sat, Oct 21 2017
Join the MIT Crew Alumni Association at the Head of the Charles
The Alumni Association, Parents of MIT Crew, and the MITCAA are once again hosting a tent at the Head of the Charles Reunion Village. Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with fellow MIT alums, parents, and other schools while you view all of Tech’s races from the most exciting turn.

Sat, Oct 21 2017
Science on Saturday Show - The Art of Science
When you dance, sing, or listen to music, there is lots of science happening! Chemistry, physics, biology, and other kinds of science can be seen within the arts. Come and explore the intersect between the sciences and the performing arts.