Tom Gerrity, ’63, who recently gave MIT $2M to support the new Sports and Fitness Center, believes in balancing work and play.
MIT sophomore Caroline Purcell recently won a gold medal in an international fencing tournament in Brazil. She hopes to make the U.S. Olympic fencing team in 2004.
Much of the aero/astro faculty is involved in sports-related research. The same engineering principles apply to airplanes and sporting goods.
Students say the Equestrian Team is a great way to make friends. It’s fun. A chance to do what you love. And the beauty of nature is like water for the soul.
MIT, the birthplace of U.S. college sailing, has attracted 1400 MIT sailors to its pavilion this year. Not everyone at MIT loves only the math.
Senior Adriane Faust is a goalie with a goal, the 2002 Olympics.
Albert and Barrie Zesiger commit $8 million to build an Olympic-size pool at MIT because good health, they say, is priceless.