How to Start a Startup

Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, is teaching a class at Stanford this fall on How to Start a Startup! The MIT UA Innovation Committee is organizing sessions from 9pm-10pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-105 to watch the videos of these lectures. We’ll brainstorm ideas, bounce them off each other, and refine them over the course of the semester.

An Evening with Mitch Hurwitz and Danny Zuker

The UA Events Committee and De Florez Fund for Humor are proud to present An Evening with Mitch Hurwitz and Danny Zuker. Hurwitz is the creator of "Arrested Development" and Zuker serves as executive producer and writer on "Modern Family." The event will be hosted by Mike Zakarian, from the Division of Student Life. There will be a Question and Answer segment at the end of the show. The event will be held on May 3rd in Kresge Auditorium at 9pm.

Tickets for this event are FREE! MIT Community members who received a ticket from the Lottery have been notified and will need to enter the South Kresge Lobby doors starting at 8pm.

More seats are available! If you wish to attend, please bring your MIT ID, and enter the north Kresge Lobby doors (closer to W20) starting at 8pm that evening.

Contact us at if you have any questions

Remembrance for Sean Collier + MIT Strong

A Ceremony of Remembrance for Officer Sean A.Collier

Friday, April 18, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM at the Tent on the North Court

Presentation of the Flags


MIT Police-Cambridge Police Joint Honor Guard


National Anthem

Lt. Pauline Wells
City of Cambridge Police Department


Israel Ruiz SM ’01
MIT Executive Vice President and Treasurer

John DiFava
Director, Facilities Operations and Security and Chief, MIT Police

The Honorable David Maher
Mayor of the City of Cambridge

Sara E. Ferry ’11, G
MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Jay Perault
Deputy Chief, MIT Police

J. Meejin Yoon
Associate Professor, MIT Department of Architecture


Robert M. Randolph
Chaplain to the Institute


MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Featuring John Harbison, Institute Professor

Community Picnic and Rally for the MIT Strong Marathon Team

Hosted by Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart

Friday, April 18, 2014 1 - 2:30 PM on the North Court

Join the MIT community as we cheer on the faculty, students, staff, and alumni running in the 2014 Boston Marathon

Toscanini's Study Break | UA + UGC

Come out, make a donation, and vote for your favorite project at our study break this Thursday, April 17, at 11pm in Twenty Chimneys to support the Underclassmen Giving Campaign!

Since October 2006, MIT freshmen, sophomores, and juniors have been donating to fund Public Service Center Expedition Grants and to support fellow students by helping fund their project ideas and turn them into reality.

Your donations of any size go directly towards these student initiatives. It's easy to give a little bit to do a lot of good :)

Apply for UA Executive and Officer Positions!

The Undergraduate Association would like to invite you to apply for officer and executive positions within the Undergraduate Association. Executive positions are a great way to be involved with events and governance, including the planning of SpringFest or the leading of educational policy. Descriptions of the positions can be found here. To read the platform of the newly-elected UA President and Vice President, please To apply, please fill out this application by Friday, April 18th 2014 by 11:59pm.