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Silbey, Magnanti, Schmalensee; Deans Say They Will Step Down

Three deans — Robert J. Silbey of the School of Science, Thomas L. Magnanti of the School of Engineering, and Richard Schmalensee ’65 of the Sloan School of Management — will be stepping down from their positions in the coming months to return to research and teaching, as announced by the MIT News Office on Friday. Magnanti and Silbey will stay on as deans until their successors are identified, while Schmalensee will stay on until the end of the academic year.


21 UA Candidates Join Race in Late Deadline Open Constituencies Remain After Extension

As of Monday night’s late petition deadline, 21 additional candidates have signed up to run in the Undergraduate Association Senate elections, though there are still open seats in four constituencies: Interfraternity Council, Living Group Council, Random Hall, and Simmons Hall. Three of these constituencies — LGC, Random, and Simmons — do not have any candidates running.


Candidates for UA Senate

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EC Residents Displaced In Sunday Night Deluge

MIT officials are still in the process of determining why two sprinkler heads in the east parallel of East Campus discharged on the evening of Sept. 17, flooding rooms on the fourth and fifth floors.


Chomsky Addresses Crisis in Middle EastAlive and Well, Professor Emeritus Speaks to Packed Audience in Kirsch Auditorium

By the time I fought through last Thursday’s crowd in front of Kirsch Auditorium, 32-123, the auditorium was already packed with people, young and old, waiting to hear Noam Chomsky’s lecture on the Middle East crisis.


‘Fab Tree Hab’ Novel Solution To Environmental Predicament

Faced with global warming, a projected energy crunch, and suburban sprawl, a team of MIT researchers has envisioned a radical antidote: truly “green” homes, nurtured from seedling to tree house.


WORLD AND NATION

Judge Permits Federal Suit For Light Cigarette Smokers
Afghan Women’s Advocate Slain By Gunmen in High-Level Death
Anthrax Letter Attacks Clarified Amid Conflicting FBI Reports
Small Bottles and Soda Permitted On-board US Commercial Planes
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OPINION

Letters to the Editor
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CAMPUS LIFE

The CME Experience Sunny Prospect for the Weekend
MIT From a Different Perspective
Fo’ The ShortiesGetting Around MIT
Ask Nutty B!

SPORTS

Women's Volleyball Beats Four Top Teams to Win Tournament
Wheaton Scores Twice in 2nd Half To Beat Soccer in a Muddy Match
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