Most Katrina Students Leaving in Spring|
As schools affected by Hurricane Katrina prepare to reopen, the 10 displaced undergraduates hosted by MIT this term are also making plans for their next semester. The four seniors will be returning to their normal colleges to graduate, but plans for some of the remaining six are less certain.
Student Collapses After Marathon
An MIT graduate student has been recovering from kidney failure at the New York University Hospital after completing the New York Marathon on November 6.
MIT Tackles Nanotechnogy Research
Researchers at MIT are at it again, this time challenging the old maxim that bigger is better. According to faculty and staff at the newly-developed Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, the soldier of tomorrow will rely on materials and systems built on the nano scale.
RIAA Suits Continue; i2hub Server Shuts Down
In a round of lawsuits filed on October 26, three MIT dormitory residents were sued by the record industry for copyright infringement.
Cambridge City Council Election Results
Final Results from UM0K Competition
Foreign Enrollment Decline Slows Down Trend Suggests Recovery From 2001 Attacks
The number of foreign students enrolled in American universities declined slightly in the 2004–5 academic year, according to a survey released yesterday, suggesting that a more significant drop that took place in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in 2001 might be abating.
Switching Colleges Often Hurts Students
A new survey has found that it is common for college students to switch schools or to take courses at more than one school, and that such peripatetic students are less engaged in the intellectual and social life of their campuses.
Proposal Would Raise Regulation of Biolabs
Boston public health authorities will propose sweeping new safety regulations governing more than 1,000 research laboratories working with dangerous germs in universities, hospitals, and biotechnology companies across the city.
WORLD AND NATION
Senate Republicans Pushing For Plan to End War in Iraq
Women’s Volleyball Beaten 3-1 By Colby in NCAA Tournament