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The Open Electives (2020-21)—Semester V

Open Electives offer you the opportunity to take up a subject well-tailored to your interests, but making the right choice is not always an easy decision. To help you know your options and decide what’s best for you, here is a list of all the Open Electives on offer for the fifth semester.

Manipal Students Win Big at MIT COVID-19 Challenge

Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently organised an international virtual Hackathon to tackle the major problems related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Two teams with students hailing from Manipal Institute of Technology placed first in their respective tracks by building innovative solutions and tackling real-world problems effectively.

Peeking Through the Window–A Tech Talk by Miri Rodriguez

IOSD organised an interactive tech-talk session between the students and Miri Rodriguez, the global head of Internship at Microsoft. The students were briefed on the nuances of working in the corporate world and the various opportunities available to them at Microsoft. The importance of empathy in a workspace was also stressed upon by the speaker as she interacted with the audience.

The Student Council (2019-2020)

One of the most important student bodies in MIT, the Student Council, is an example of indirect democracy in action. These elected individuals form the link between the student populace and the authorities. In this article, the members of the Council share their motivations for running for office and their goals for the coming year.

Honouring Seventy-One Years of a Republic

On the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day, Manipal had witnessed celebrations throughout the day. Starting early with a flag hoisting ceremony and march, and ending with an evening filled with music and dance, it was a lovely way to commemorate this landmark event.