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Tuition Increases 5% To Top $32K in Fall

MIT’s projected total cost for a year of undergraduate education will rise 4.4 percent to $44,600 next academic year, said Elizabeth M. Hicks, executive director of Student Financial Services.


Panel Discusses Revision of GIRs

At a presentation on MacVicar Day last Friday, members of the Task Force on the Undergraduate Educational Commons presented their ideas about the future of the General Institute Requirements while stressing that no final decisions had been made.


Motives Revealed by Athena Hacker

The person responsible for stealing over 600 Athena username/password pairs last Tuesday night released a statement via e-mail late Friday night. The e-mail was sent from a quickstation in the Stata Center, with the same Yahoo! account used to send out the username/password pairs last week.


Zhenxiu Mao

Mao was incredibly smart, Pang said. He had high expectations for himself and would read books for ten hours at a time, barely eating or sleeping.


Nobel Laureate Wilczek Speaks On Strangeness of the Universe

MIT Professor and 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics Frank Wilczek spoke to a packed audience at Kresge Auditorium yesterday in a talk entitled “The Universe in a Strange Place.”


Papers Released On Media Lab in Ireland

Media Lab Europe in Dublin, Ireland, which was closed in January due to a funding shortfall, suffered from a rift between MIT and Irish government officials, according to a Feb. 24 article in The Irish Times.


Harvard Business School Rejects Hacker Applicants

Harvard Business School will reject the 119 applicants who hacked into the school’s admissions site last week, the school’s dean, Kim B. Clark, said Monday.




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