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