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Classified Research To Stay Off Campus

A faculty committee recently recommended that all classified research conducted by members of the MIT community be carried out off campus.


Cambridge Reaffirms Sanctuary City Status

The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution (5-4) reaffirming the city’s status as a “sanctuary city,” in direct response to the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (USA PATRIOT Act). Four MIT students testified before the Council in favor of the resolution: Julia K. Steinberger G, Stephanie W. Wang ’04, Aimee L. Smith G, and Mehdi Yahyanejad G.


Young Researchers Explore Science

Aleksander Sadowski came from Wloclawek, Poland, to write code that helps analyze the Mars polar ice caps for Professor Maria Zuber’s group in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. “I enjoy doing it,” said Sadowski, who wants to be a scientist.




WORLD AND NATION

Senate Permits Nuclear Waste Storage Within Yucca Mountain

President Urges Harsher Penalties For Accounting Fraud Criminals

Menopause Study Terminated As Health Risks Come to Light

Protesters Drown Out Thompson At International AIDS Conference

Assassinated Afghan Leader Mourned While Some Doubt Promise of Justice

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