Students Plan Series of Events To Protest Wolfensohn Address
After some debate with the MIT administration over logistics and planning, Students for a Democratic Commencement will host several events before graduation day designed to inform the MIT community about the World Bank. James D. Wolfensohn, president of the bank, will give the keynote address June 7.
Picowers Give $50M For Brain Research
MIT announced Thursday that the Jeffry M. and Barbara Picower Foundation donated $50 million to establish the Picower Center for Learning and Memory.
Students Spend Summer Travelling, Volunteering
After a year of problem sets, papers, and exams, MIT student are not letting the rough job market stop them from escaping campus to work in unique jobs, acquire relevant career experience, or explore the world.
Leeb Wins Big Screw, Gives Money to Pine Street Inn
Professor of Computer Science Steven B. Leeb ’87, who teaches Microprocessor Control Laboratory (6.115), walked away with this year’s Big Screw.
Dalai, Sokka Win Compton Prizes
Dalai said the award was “pretty ironic, because many of the people who nominated me inspired me to excel. I feel like I’m accepting it on behalf of a lot of people I’ve worked with.”
2002 MIT Awards Convocation Recipients
Jovonne J. Bickerstaff ’02, Mendel Chuang ’02, Jaime E. Devereaux ’02, Michael R. Folkert G, Alvar Saenz Otero G, Annie K. Wang ’02
WORLD AND NATION
U.S., Russia Agree to Reduce Nuclear Arms by Two-Thirds
Carter Opens 5-Day Cuba Visit, Meets With Leading Dissidents
Palestinians Hostile to Arafat While Leader Tours West Bank
While Law Testifies in One Court, Another Calls for Priest’s Record
Weather: Dulcet Lyrical Weather
A Flawed Argument for Divestment
Thinking Critically About Divestment
The MURJ-United Trauma Relief Connection
The Nuclear Menace
It’s Better to Be a CEO
Is SEVIS a Savior?
Sticking To Our Principles
Adios, But Not Goodbye
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
CONCERT REVIEW: MITSO Spring Concert -- Brilliant Musical Fireflies
CONCERT REVIEW: Jeremiah Freed -- Cozy, but Lacking Maturity
CONCERT REVIEW: Bops With Joe Lovano -- MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble
FILM REVIEW: Insomnia -- Just Try to Keep Your Eyes Open
FILM REVIEW: Spiderman
FILM REVIEW: The Sum of All Fears -- The Return of Jack Ryan
INTERVIEW: Mementos Of Chris Nolan -- ‘Insomnia’ Director on Blue Fingernails
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Veggie Planet -- Serving Up Great Food Very Slowly
THEATER REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody -- Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘La bohÈme’
THEATER REVIEW: Copenhagen -- Heisenberg’s False Uncertainty About Calculus
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