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MIT To File Amicus Brief in UMich Case

A racially and ethnically diverse student population “will be essential to our nation’s future economic strength,” according to an MIT brief to be filed with the Supreme Court today.


Simmons Hall, Building 10 Flood

Simmons Hall and Building 10 were flooded on Sunday night. Damage in both buildings was limited, and the water was largely cleaned up by Monday. In both buildings, fire alarms were also triggered around the time of the flooding.


Online Match-Up Service Gets Dates for Students

As of Feb. 14, the MIT-Harvard-Wellesley Valentine’s Match-up <http://www.mit.edu/matchup/> had attracted more than 1,553 MIT undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to sign up in the free, non-commercial online matchmaking service.


NEBHE Bestows Diversity Award on Institute

MIT is to receive the first award for “Institutional Achievement in diversity initiatives and community outreach” from the New England Board for Higher Education (NEBHE), on Feb. 28.


ILGs Garner New Residents with IAP Rush

“A significant number of freshmen did not consider rushing because they received their first choice during Fall term lottery and didn’t dislike their living situation after the first term,” said Tau Epsilon Phi Rush Chair Jonathan R. Barchi ’04.


UA Creates SEVIS ‘Watchdog’ Group

The Undergraduate Association will organize a “watchdog” committee to monitor information reported to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.


MIT-Harvard-Wellesley Match-Up




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