Underclassmen Give In Alumni Campaign|
A total of 460 gifts from freshmen, sophomores, and juniors were collected during the Underclassmen Giving Campaign last week. Fifteen percent of the underclassmen donated during the UGC, totalling about $2,500. Donations ranged from $1 to $40 with the average donation being just over $5.
Grads Enter Finance, Consulting: Survey Shows 33 percent of ’06 Graduates Accepted Jobs in These Sectors
More MIT graduates, including those who majored in science and engineering, are accepting jobs in the financial and consulting sectors. Thirty-three percent of 2006 graduates — undergraduate and graduate students included — entered either the financial or consulting industries, according to the 2006 Graduating Student Survey conducted by the Careers Office. This is an increase from 19 percent of graduates in 2004.
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MIT to Collaborate With Singapore on Game Lab
MIT and the Singapore Media Development Authority are currently in the contractual phase of establishing the Singapore-MIT International Game Lab, a collaboration that will work toward furthering digital game research and developing academic programs in game technology.
Revised GRE Longer, More Difficult; Begins in Oct. ’07
A newly revised and perhaps longer version of the Graduate Record Examination test, which is needed for admission into most graduate schools, will be administered starting in Oct. 2007. Other major planned revisions to the GRE are a rescaling of the exam scoring scales, a change in the method of test administration, and an alteration in exam content.
NW35 Groundbreaking To Be Held in November
The groundbreaking for construction of the new graduate student dormitory, currently called NW35, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 3:30 p.m. When the dormitory opens in summer 2008, first preference for rooms will be given to residents of Ashdown House (W1), a graduate dormitory that will subsequently be converted into undergraduate housing.
The following incidents were reported to the MIT or Cambridge Police between Oct. 12 and Oct. 24, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.
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