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Pinker Decides to Leave MIT for Harvard

Professor of Psychology Steven Pinker has decided to leave MIT for Harvard University.


Security Advocates Attack Bill

The movie industry’s state-to-state push for a bill to criminalize various types of unauthorized access to communication services encountered stiff opposition in Massachusetts. Network security advocates, many from MIT, lambasted the bill for its exceedingly broad language and special interests bias at a public hearing Wednesday.


Reported Capture of MIT Alumna Denied by FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has denied several reports that it has captured Aafia Siddiqui ’95 in Pakistan. Siddiqui is wanted for questioning by the FBI in connection with its investigation of al-Qaida.


Media Lab Modifications Reduce Cost of New Building

MIT has made significant progress towards attaining enough funds to begin construction of the Media Lab Extension Project by reducing the complexity of the building plans and, therefore, construction costs.


SEMS Seeks Funding for Ambulance, Parking Bay

MIT’s student Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) program is seeking $200,000 of funding from MIT, and will probably shut down if it does not receive that money.




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