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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

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