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Agreement Reached On Pulled OCW Site Course Site to Return With Added Context

The professors of the Visualizing Cultures course are planning to republish their OpenCourseWare site on Friday with additional context to amend a previously controversial section. The Web site was taken down last week after it generated much debate surrounding the section, titled “Throwing Off Asia,” which includes historical images depicting the execution of Chinese prisoners by Japanese soldiers.


Forum Tomorrow to Provide First Glimpse Into MIT Energy Initiative

After eight months of information-gathering and study, the Energy Research Council will release its report tomorrow on how the Institute can address global energy challenges. The report marks the culmination of the first phase of President Susan Hockfield’s first major initiative as MIT president.


Some Undergrad Degrees Dependent on Swim Test

With commencement only 38 days


Pfizer’s Compensation Heads Under Fire More Than 20 Percent of Shareholders Withhold Support for MIT Corporation Chair Mead

Shareholders of Pfizer voted to elect all 13 of the company’s directors at its annual meeting Thursday, rebuffing recommendations by a shareholder activist group and two proxy advisory services to withhold support from the board to protest its executive pay practices.


Proposal to Increase T Fares in January

Subway, bus, and commuter rail fares would rise sharply under an overhaul proposed yesterday by the MBTA.


America Faces Challenges As Physics Studies Move Abroad

Physics in America is at a crossroads and in crisis, just as humanity stands on the verge of great discoveries about the nature of matter and the universe, a panel from the National Academy of Sciences concludes in a new report.


WORLD AND NATION

Immigrants Take to Streets In Rallies Across the Nation
Complaints From Oil Industry Lead GOP to Abandon Tax Plan
AIDS Issue Pushes the Vatican To Reevaluate Ban on Condoms
President of Bolivia Nationalizes Country’s Oil, Natural Gas Sector
Stakes Rising As Microsoft Faces Off Against Google in ‘Hypercompetition’
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OPINION

TEAL: Building Resistance
Letters to the Editor
Context of Images Was Sufficient
Corrections
Anger Not a Substantive Criticism

SPORTS

In Short
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