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MIT Alumnus Annan Wins Peace Prize

Following the announcement of seven Nobel Prize winners with MIT connections last week, United Nations Secretary General and MIT alumnus Kofi A. Annan SM ’72 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

MIT Ahead of Schedule With Capital Campaign

After soliciting $1.27 billion in donations in less than two years, MIT appears to be ahead of its capital campaign goal of raising $1.5 billion by the end of 2004.

Panhel to Secede IFC At End of Fall Term

When the fall semester comes to a close, the five sororities of the Panhellenic Association will secede from the Interfraternity Council.

Protester Suspended From Job, Later Reinstated by Institute

After being briefly suspended with pay for protesting at a Royal Dutch/Shell recruitment meeting, MIT employee Henry D. Sterrett has been reinstated as an administrative assistant for the Dupont-MIT alliance.

Entrepreneurs Thrive When Economy Slips

As the Lead Organizer of MIT’s $50K competition, I am often asked whether it is a good time to start a company. My answer is, “Yes!” Now is a great time to start a company.

Hume Describes Peace Process

John Hume, winner of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize, spoke last night to a packed Kresge Auditorium on the “Philosophy of Conflict Resolution.”



WORLD AND NATION

Postal Service Seeks Origin Of Anthrax Sent to Daschle

Afghan King Asks U.N. to Help If Taliban Regime Should Fall

New India-Pakistan Skirmishes Disrupt U.S. Policy in Himalayas

Israel Relaxes its Checkpoints, Withdraws Troops from Hebron

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