Over 2,000 Degrees to Be Awarded Today President Hockfield and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke to Address Graduates |
Over 10,000 guests will look on today as about 2,000 students receive their diplomas in Killian Court. Roughly half of these students (1,025) will be receiving Bachelor of Science degrees, 1,036 will be receiving Masters’ degrees, 9 will earn their Engineers’ degrees, and 270 will receive their doctorates. The total number of people receiving degrees is 2,089.
Dean’s Assailant Won’t Graduate
Criminal charges have been filed against an MIT senior following the assault of Robert M. Randolph, senior associate dean for student life, on May 24. Albert W. Leung ’06 was arrested last month on charges including assault by means of a dangerous weapon according to John DiFava, director of security and campus police services.
Reading Room Renovations Begin
Renovations to the reading room on the fifth floor of the Student Center began on Monday with the removal of trace amounts of asbestos in the ceiling. Actual construction of the new
The MIT Campus Police Association filed charges of unfair labor practice over wages against MIT this week. According to Joseph S. West, vice-president of the MIT CPA, MIT has refused to go back to the bargaining table and reopen wage negotiations. Director of Human Resources Jonathan E. Barnes, representative for MIT, could not immediately be reached for comment.
Investigation Clears Officials of Delaying Missile Fraud Study
An internal MIT review has found university officials largely blameless for a three- to four-year delay in examining allegations of research fraud at Lincoln Laboratory.
Doonesbury Online Poll Hacked in Favor of MIT
Alex Doonesbury, the daughter of the main character in Garry Trudeau’s popular Doonesbury comic strip, will be coming to MIT next year after the Institute won an online poll that allowed the comic’s readers to choose among MIT, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Cornell.
The following incidents were reported to the Cambridge or MIT Police between May 19 and May 24, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, or medical shuttles.
‘PicoCricket Kit’ Provides a High-Tech Spin on Crafts
At first blush, the PicoCricket Kit resembles a plastic box of arts and crafts supplies, crammed with colored felt, pipe cleaners, cotton and Styrofoam balls.
WORLD AND NATION
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