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MIT to End Support Of Outside Accounts

Student groups will no longer be able to hold outside bank accounts beginning July 1, according to a decision by MIT Treasurer Allan S. Bufferd.

Organizers Plan Lottery to Select Attendees at Wolfensohn Meeting

MIT students who wish to attend a private meeting with World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn will be selected by random lottery, the event’s organizers have decided.

New Study Room in Hayden To Be Open 24 Hours Daily

A 24-hour study room will open adjacent to Hayden Circulation after overwhelming student approval and a year of waiting for Institute funding.

Israeli Consul Discusses Current Conflict in Mideast

Dr. Hillel Newman, the Israeli Consul of New England, addressed a crowd of over 100 at a dinner talk entitled, “Palestinian and Israeli Relations: Past, Present, and Future” Wednesday.

French Students Protest Le Pen

Students from France gathered outside the French consulate in Boston on Wednesday to show their opposition to the strong showing of extreme-right candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen in the first round of France’s presidential elections. The rally drew about fifteen students and postdoctoral researchers, mostly from MIT and Harvard.

Outgoing Officers of the GSC started the meeting with a presentation on the achievements of the various committees over the past year. Awards were presented to the outgoing committee chairs in recognition of their contributions to the GSC.

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Felix M. H. Villars

He worked with Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Pauli in the early years of quantum electrodynamics, developing the method known as “Pauli-Villars regularization,” which was widely influential and is familiar to all students of field theory. Villars also worked extensively in nuclear physics, and he was the first to recognize that meson exchanges generating the nuclear force also contribute to electromagnetic properties of nuclei. Villars also developed the theory governing the collective rotations of deformed nuclei such as uranium.


U.S. Planning International Conference on Middle East

Pilots, Flight Attendants Split On Plans for Cockpit Weapons