Five SHASS staff members recognized for their contributions to the MIT community

From left to right: Mary Grenham, Maria DiMauro, Dean Agustín Rayo, Joyce Roberge, Matthew Burt, and Sarah Margolis. Photo by Jon Sachs

The MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences recognized the 2023 winners of the Infinite Mile Award at a reception on Tuesday, May 24.

The awards salute members of the SHASS staff who have made exceptional contributions to their academic units, the School, and the Institute. These colleagues exemplify the spirit of going above and beyond in their roles and work on a regular basis, supporting their teams’ mission in diverse initiatives throughout the School.

Agustín Rayo, Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, said the award recognizes "the best of us."

"These are people who care deeply about their colleagues, and offer their support, whenever needed," Rayo said.

The winners of the 2023 SHASS Infinite Mile Awards are: 

Matthew Burt, CIS/MISTI, Managing Director, MIT-Korea Program
Maria DiMauro, Political Science, Director of Administration and Finance
Mary Grenham, Linguistics and Philosophy, Strategic Advisor
Sarah Margolis, J-PAL North America, Initiatives Manager
Joyce Roberge, Global Languages, Undergraduate Academic Administrator