Thanks to a successful show during the San Diego Padres’ spring training season, Jason E. Szuminski ’01 has become the first MIT graduate to play Major League Baseball. While he was originally a starting pitcher with the MIT club, Szuminski will serve the Padres in a relief pitcher role.
MIT confirmed yesterday that it will investigate a professor’s longstanding allegations of scientific misconduct in a 1998 MIT-led study that validated a part of the military’s national missile defense system.
Nominations for Graduate Student Council closed at 11:59 p.m. last night and, as of that time, only three nominations had been accepted with no candidate for vice president. Nominations for president, secretary, and treasurer have been closed, while nominations for vice president will be open until elections are held on Wednesday.
The Association for Student Activities has granted provisional recognition to the MIT-Wellesley magazine Counterpoint after temporarily derecognizing the magazine last month, said Kathryn M. Walter ’05, president of the ASA.
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