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Institute Will Pay Kruegers $6M for Role in Death

Three years after the alcohol-related death of Scott S. Krueger ’01, MIT has agreed to pay $6 million for its role in his death. Of this amount, $1.25 million will be contributed to a scholarship in Krueger’s memory and $4.75 million will be paid to his parents as compensatory damages.

Wen Ho Lee Forum Debates U.S. Tactics

Lee, the Los Alamos laboratory nuclear scientist held in prison for allegedly transferring secrets to China, was released yesterday after a plea bargain settlement that will convict him on a felony count for unlawfully retaining nuclear secrets.

6.001 Cuts Lectures, Embraces Web

After an experimental recitation piloted the online tutor last year, 6.001 no longer includes classroom lectures. Students must log on to the online tutor from a personal or Athena computer to watch a lecture.

David X. Li ’02

Vijay Divi ’02 said Li was extremely motivated and an excellent role model. “He did more after he left MIT than many people will do in a lifetime,” said Divi, describing Li’s continual pursuit of knowledge even at home.

Sharma Kicks Off $50K Competition

Rohit Sharma, founder and chief technology officer of ONI Systems, encouraged MIT entrepreneurs to combine innovation with business sensibility in a keynote address at the $50K Competition Fall Kick-Off.



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