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Christina Kang—The Tech
Jessica K. Lee ’08 (left) works with a Hindi-speaking student from the Rai Foundation, interviewing the women about their health, their children’s health, and education issues. The surveys collected were later used to create a unique project to benefit one of the slum communities in India.
Williard J. Johnson
Oliver R. Smoot ’62 joined the freshmen of Lambda Chi Alpha for the annual re-painting of the Smoot-marks on the Harvard Bridge. Smoot was in town last week for a lecture on author Robert Tavernor’s new book, Smoot’s Ear: The Measure of Humanity.
Christina Kang—The Tech
Monkeys freely wander the Rai Foundation campus where MIT students stayed during a summer project in India. The monkeys like to climb up buildings.
Christina Kang—The Tech
Monkeys sit on an eroded wall at the Rai Foundation campus in India.
Mindy Eng—The Tech
A young girl experiments with a new elevation mapping display at the MIT Museum. The museum had a grand re-opening on Saturday and Sunday after an extensive renovation added the Mark Epstein Innovation Gallery on the first floor.
Perry Hung—The Tech
Jacob M. Muhleman ’08 and Desiree D. Amadeo ’11 (obscured) lead the way in the George Warren Smith Trophy this past weekend on the Charles River. The Engineers finished ahead of 27 other competitors.
Perry Hung—The Tech
Ekavali Mishra ’10 sprints past Gordon College during last Tuesday’s field hockey game. Unfortunately, the Engineers fell to the Fighting Scots 2-1.