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Student Life Division Plans to Restructure: New Institute Chaplain Position Created

The Division of Student Life is undergoing a structural reorganization in an effort to focus on improving living-learning communities and increasing the variety of life skills that students develop while at MIT, according to Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict. Three new units are being added — Residential Life, Student Development, and Student Support — that will cluster together currently existing components of the division.


HST to Offer New Medical Program: Program For Graduate Students Interested in Translational Medicine

Starting February 2007, MIT’s Division of Health Sciences and Technology will offer graduate students interested in translational medicine — a field in which basic biological research and clinical medicine are integrated — an opportunity to become part of the first class of Graduate Education in Medical Sciences program scholars.


News Briefs

Angela M. Belcher, professor of materials science and biological engineering, was named Research Leader of the Year by


Manson Benedict

Manson Benedict, an Institute Professor Emeritus who worked on the Manhattan Project, died Sept. 18 at his home in Naples, Fla. He was 98.


George B. Thomas

George B. Thomas, a mathematician who turned a one-year teaching appointment at MIT into a 38-year career and whose well-regarded textbook has been used around the world, died Oct. 31 of natural causes in State College, Pa. He was 92.


In Short


WORLD AND NATION

Sudan Gov’t Agrees to Allow UN Peace Force into Darfur
US Seeks New Steps by North Korea Before Talks Continue
Loyalty Leads to House’s Pick of Hoyer as New Majority Leader
Nuclear Deal With India Wins US Senate Backing Thursday, 85-12
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OPINION

Election Dilection
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ARTS

Theatre Review: ‘The Sorcerer’ Bewitches Audiences: MITGSP Puts on Magical and Funny Love Story
Exhibit Review: Fashion and Fine Art Meet at MFA: New Exhibit Displays Designer Masterpieces
Interview: How to Write Your Own Script: Eugene Levy and Christopher Guest on Being Funny and Life Without Oscars
Movie Review *** : ‘For Your Consideration’: New Guest and Levy Comedy Delivers Laughs And a Message
Movie Review ** : From the Slaughterhouse, With Love: ‘Fast Food Nation’ Takes Another Look at Your Favorite Burger
Ballet Review: Kirov Shows Off Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece: Swan Lake at the Wang Theatre
Concert Review: A Night of Firsts: BSO Gives Beautiful Performance Of Bartok and Brahms
Exhibit Review: Who Says Beauty is Only Skin Deep?: Museum of Science Springs For Controversial BodyWorlds 2

SPORTS

Men’s Basketball Fast Facts
Men’s Hoops to Spread Burden Of Replacing D’Auria’s Offense
Baseball’s Offseason: Who’ll Overpay Whom
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