MIT and Electronics for Imaging, Inc. have filed suit against 98 companies, including Microsoft Corp., for allegedly using patented image editing software.
In its inaugural session, the Cambridge City Council elected Councillor Michael A. Sullivan as mayor of Cambridge. Sullivan, who has served on the City Council since 1994, was elected unanimously on the first ballot.
Despite an increased number of early applications this year, MIT has accepted fewer students through early action than last year.
In his involvement with and dedication to the MIT community, Foster was what many students today would call a MIT “lifer.” After receiving the SB in mining engineering, Foster accepted an assistant position in the Department of Mining and Metallurgy. He received the SM in 1930, working as an assistant professor from 1931 until the department ceased to exist in 1940. In 1939 Foster received the PhD and began his assistant directorship of the DIC, rising to director by 1955.
The MIT Media Laboratory laid off approximately thirty staff members last month and cut salaries of others, including senior staff members, according to Media Lab Executive Director Walter R. Bender SM ’80.
The Undergraduate Association-Graduate Student Council Judicial Board unanimously voted to fine The Tech $2,000 and place the organization on probation for its alleged violations of the Association of Student Activities’ Rush Rules.
MIT’s unique four-week winter program offers a welcome break from the routine for faculty, staff and students of the Institute. IAP 2002 started in full swing on Monday, bringing hundreds of fun activities, unusual classes, and much-needed sleep.
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