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Last Published: October 31, 2014
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NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins, as a part of the Compton Lectures series, gave a talk entitled “Exceptional Opportunities in Biomedical Research” on Tuesday in 10-250. Dr. Collins (right), introduced by MIT president Rafael Reif, answered audience questions after his lecture.

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
October 31, 2014
The national organization of Lambda Chi Alpha announced Thursday that it had suspended the MIT chapter of LCA for at least five years. The MIT News Office said that the brothers of the fraternity would be required to move out by Sunday and that the building would close.
October 31, 2014
This semester 171 freshmen received emails from their professors issuing them a fifth week flag to warn them of poor performance in the class. Approximately 16.4 percent of the 2018 class received flags this fall, much lower than the average number of flags per year received over the last decade.
October 31, 2014
In response to the ongoing Ebola epidemic, MIT has reiterated the State Department and Center of Disease Control’s position which advises against travel to and from Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
October 31, 2014
Daniel E. Slotnik contributed reporting.