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Civil and Environmental Engineering Instructor Stephen W. Rudolph shows Robert K. Brown ’11 a laptop computer powered by an exercise bike at yesterday’s Academic Expo in Johnson Ice Rink. The Expo gave freshmen a chance to meet faculty members from all of MIT’s Departments and academic programs.
NEWS EDITOR
August 30, 2007
An African American alumnus and former MIT Corporation trustee withdrew from activities supporting MIT on July 2 in protest of the Institute’s handling of the tenure case of James L. Sherley. Sherley, an African American and former associate professor in the Biological Engineering Department, left MIT on June 30 after an unsuccessful hunger strike to have his tenure case re-examined.
EDITOR IN CHIEF
August 30, 2007
During his freshman year, George S. Zaidan ’08 ran into a problem while teaching a small research-related class to a group of high school students.
STAFF REPORTER
August 30, 2007
This is the fourth interview in a seven-part series introducing incoming students to some of MIT’s faculty, staff, and student leaders. Today, The Tech interviews Susanna “Zan” Barry, a health educator specializing in emotional health at the Center for Health Promotion and Awareness at MIT Medical.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
August 30, 2007
The debate over the future of Dartmouth College’s board of trustees escalated Tuesday, after a group of graduates placed a full-page ad in the New York Times contending that the college’s leaders are trying to stifle alumni.



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