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Mathematics Professor David S. Jerison, Michael Ouellette, senior lecturer in the Music and Theater Arts Department, and Jeremy M. Wolfe, senior lecturer in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, of the Hamentashen team prepare a counterargument to the Latke team during the Latke vs. Hamentashen Debate. The debate attracted a large audience that filled 10-250 on Monday night. Following the debate, participants and viewers enjoyed hundreds of hamentashen and latkes in Lobby 10.
March 6, 2007
Rumors have cropped up regarding plans to replace Burton-Conner’s kitchens with undergraduate rooms, though administrators claim there are no plans to do so. The rumors surfaced in the week before President Susan Hockfield’s Feb. 13 visit to Burton-Conner, prompting a petition, two bills by the Undergraduate Association, and a small flutter of e-mails across the bc-talk mailing list.
March 6, 2007
The Cambridge-MIT Institute is providing funding for the Cambridge-MIT Exchange program in what will be the last year of the CMI. Funding from CMI for the exchange program was originally supposed to last until 2006, and it was uncertain where funding for CME would come from. CMI is expected to fold up in 2008, and other funding sources will need to be found for CME.
March 6, 2007
What with some successful startups making hundreds of millions of dollars these days, $6 million may not seem like a lot. But it is still enough to impress most college students, and Joseph W. Presbrey ’08 earned that very amount back in March 2006 by selling a social networking site for high school students to Alloy, a media and marketing company targeting young consumers.
March 6, 2007
Five professors were honored on Friday, March 2, MacVicar Day, as the 2007 Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellows for demonstrating excellence in teaching. The award includes $10,000 per year for 10 years to be spent on improving teaching methods and course curriculum.


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