Support the news

At MIT, Praise For Openness On Recent Student Suicide03:27
Download

Play

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are praising the school for its transparency and response to the most recent suicide of a student.

Freshman Matthew Nehring killed himself in an academic building Saturday.

MIT was quick to inform the students, and Tuesday night, held a gathering to remember Nehring.

WBUR's Fred Thys was there and joins Morning Edition to talk about students and community members he spoke with that night.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on March 4, 2015.

Related:

Fred Thys Twitter Reporter
Fred Thys reports on politics and higher education for WBUR.

More…

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news