Two people hospitalized by MIT as undergraduates have said they felt the decision was either unfounded or inappropriate, and in both cases that MIT did not act quickly to resolve the situation and remove them from what they described as a traumatizing experience.
It wasn’t her birthday, but President Susan Hockfield received a cake placed in her office by a group of hackers yesterday, continuing the tradition of creative welcomes for MIT presidents on their first day.
TT: What significance do you attach to being the first woman named president of MIT?
The Interfraternity Council is planning to hold spring recruitment during Independent Activities Period and February of next term. Unlike previous years, the IFC will be hosting activities to allow people to explore the various fraternities at MIT.
Janet Y. Zhou ’06 was unanimously elected as Vice President of the Undergraduate Association by the UA Senate last night, filling the vacancy left by the recent resignation of Phillip A. Vasquez ’05. To take on her new role, Zhou subsequently resigned from her position as treasurer.
Innovation has become an all-purpose tonic, the default prescription for every pain associated with the retrenching American economy. Whatever the problem -- slower growth, global competition, fewer well-paying jobs -- innovating, we are told, is the solution.
WORLD AND NATION