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Corporation Officer Willmore Will Retire At End of Next Term

Kathryn A. Willmore, vice president and secretary of the MIT Corporation, will retire at the end of the academic year, announced President Hockfield last Friday.

No Suspicious Events Led to Death

The Boston Police are considering Zachary Morris’ death last Wednesday to be accidental, according to an MIT press release. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Morris’ death, said David Estrada, night office manager in the Boston Police’s Office of Media Relations.

As Dean, Hastings Will Focus on Global Skill Set

Daniel E. Hastings ’78, professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and director of the Engineering Systems Division, was named the next dean for undergraduate education last Thursday. Hastings agreed to speak with

Blue Gene Sparks Research into Quarks

It is MIT’s most powerful computer, with a theoretical peak speed of 5.7 Teraflops (5.7 x 10

Zachary W. Morris

In a school where the pressure is intense and workload oppressive, Zachary Morris “was just like a complete breath of fresh air,” remembered his friend Kathryn M. Routhier ’09.

In Short

First African-American Woman Named to Harvard Corporation

Harvard University for the first time named an African-American woman, legal scholar Patricia A. King, to serve on its governing corporation on Sunday.

President of Maritime Academy is Dismissed

Citing a lack of confidence in his ability to manage the school, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s Board of Trustees voted yesterday to dismiss its president, Admiral Richard G. Gurnon, six months after the board appointed him, some of those who attended the board meeting said.


Judge Dismisses One of Three Charges Against Rep. DeLay
As First Witnesses Take Stand, Hussein’s Trial Turns Chaotic
9/11 Panel Issues Poor Grades For U.S. Response to Terrorism
U.S. Interrogations Save European Lives, Rice Tells Europe’s Leaders
ABC Selects Younger Team of Vargas, Woodruff As Evening News Anchors
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Letters to the Editor


Dare Me?Stop the Pop: For the Children
Subversive Christian Music


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