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CI Curriculum Survey Still in Initial Phase: Survey Results Obtained; Awaiting Review

The Communication Requirement program assessment, launched in fall 2005 by the Subcommittee on the Communication Requirement, is still within its first phase of data analysis following a survey given to both faculty and students. Although the CR program data has been collected, the SOCR is still in the process of sifting through the results and statistically analyzing what the data signifies.

Five Countries May Try $100 Laptop

When computer industry executives heard about a plan to build a $100 laptop for the developing world’s children, they generally ridiculed the idea. How could you build such a computer, they asked, when screens alone cost about $100?

News Briefs

After a Cambridge building inspector cited New House for leaving fire doors from individual houses to the lobby propped open, fire doors were ordered to be left closed at all times, according to New House Housemaster Sandra B. Harris. Since all fire doors locked upon closing, students were required to use their keys to gain access to the building from the lobby.

In Short


For Exiting Iraq, Consensus Seems to Favor Brisk Stroll
Microsoft Unveils New Desktop Software, For Business Clients
New Citizens Will Need Deeper Knowledge For Naturalization
French Government Sells Historic Properties to Curb National Debt
Mexico’s Besieged New Leaders Face Tough Challenges Following Election
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On Divestment


Theatre Review: “Children of Eden” is Sinfully GoodYou’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry, You’ll Quote Scripture at MTG’s Fall Show
Movie Review ****: Dancing Penguin Saves the World: “Happy Feet” Brings Warmth From the Coldest Reaches of the Globe
Interview: Laugh it Up!: Paula Poundstone Reflects on the History of Stand-Up and Her New Book
Concert Review: Night of FireBSO and Bronfman Fill Symphony Hall With Passion


Bartollota Free Throws Clinch Engineers’ Third Win of Season
: Wentworth Dominates Women’s Hoops 63-46 Prange’s 17 Second Half Points Not Enough
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