Welcome from the Heads of House

Dear 2016-2017 Residents,

As Heads of House for the Warehouse graduate residence at MIT, we are writing to welcome you to this special residential community. This is our seventh year at the Warehouse and as always, we are excited to welcome a new group of residents.

We'd like to take this opportunity to let you know a little about who we are and what we do. John has been a faculty member at MIT since 2002, and he currently holds a joint appointment as Professor in both Architecture and Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a graduate of Cornell, Princeton, and Cambridge University. Anne is a speech-language pathologist and is a lecturer at Boston University specializing in the area of aphasia. She is a graduate of Brown University and Boston University. Our children Lucia (8) and William (6) are also excited to have so many new friends in the Warehouse.

Our apartment is on the 4th floor of the Warehouse, and we are available to assist residents in whatever ways we can. We host a variety of events in our apartment during the year, so that we can get to know the residents and help them to get to know one another. These gatherings include breakfasts and informal lectures, holiday celebrations, and special events. All Warehouse events are listed on the Warehouse calendar (wh.mit.edu).

Please note that the roof garden is open to all residents. We will have a fall planting event later this summer. Stay tuned for more details. Our first TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Friday) event will be on Friday, August 26th at 5.30pm for those who are in town and will feature locally grown New England food and drink. We look forward to welcoming you in our home.

For questions about student life here at the Warehouse, you can reach members of our house government by email. You can also reach John or Anne by email, or either of us by telephone at 617-225-6300.

We enjoy getting to know our residents and sharing what we know about the Warehouse, MIT, Cambridge, and the greater New England area. We look forward to meeting you soon!


John Ochsendorf and Anne Carney

Heads of House, NW30