Faculty Share Blame After Hiring Blunder|
A prominent MIT professor will not be disciplined for what was deemed as “inappropriate actions” during the Institute’s failed recruitment of a young female scientist earlier this year. The blame was shared among many faculty and administration, as well as on the competitive relationship between the different neuroscience units at MIT, according to a report released last week by a faculty investigative committee.
Contestants Vie For ‘Ugliest’ Title
The Ugliest huMan On Campus competition, the modern day manifestation of the Ugliest Man on Campus, drew to a close Friday following a week of philanthropic competition. As of Thursday, Brandon S. Moore ’09 was the top contestant with Amittai E. Axelrod ’02, in second place.
MacGregor House’s dining trial will continue on its new night, Tuesday evening from 6–9 p.m., until the end of November. Additionally, the $7 buffet menu will be adjusted to serve more popular dishes, featuring a “Make Your Own Taco” night next week. Already halfway completed, the 10-week trial will survey the demand for reopening the dining hall in the dormitory.
CSC Explains Two-Fold Mission, Clarifies Campus Focus Areas
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‘Sensorium’ Supplies A Stimulating Stench: Smell of Human Sweat Presented to Public
The smell of fear hangs in the air at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center. It comes from an exhibition called “Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art.”
The following incidents were reported to the MIT or Cambridge Police between Oct. 28 and Oct. 31, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.
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