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Last Published: July 9, 2015
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NEWS EDITOR
July 9, 2015
Chris Colombo will retire from his position as Dean for Student Life after seven years at MIT and 40 years of service at various universities. He will continue to serve as dean until a successor is appointed.
NEWS EDITOR
July 9, 2015
A report issued by the Climate Change Conversation Committee proposed the creation of a Climate Institute at MIT to address the challenges of climate change, and to provide a framework for the many other recommendations listed in the report.
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NEWS EDITORS
July 9, 2015
The Undergraduate Association has “run through its money” and has gone into debt. In the coming year, it will be forced to reduce its budget — much of which currently funds student groups — by approximately half.
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ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
July 9, 2015
Beginning this fall, all undergraduate and graduate dormitories will offer gender-inclusive housing.
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