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President Susan Hockfield, MIT Corporation Life Member David H. Koch, Mayor of Cambridge Denise Simmons, and other notables break ground for the new David H. Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer Research on Friday.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
March 11, 2008
MIT announced on Friday that students whose families earn less than $75,000 per year — approximately 30 percent of the student body — will no longer pay tuition. To cover these and other new policies, MIT’s financial aid budget will rise to $74 million, a $7 million increase over last year’s budget.
STAFF REPORTER
March 11, 2008
Five MIT faculty members were named MacVicar Fellows for their excellence in undergraduate teaching last Friday during this year’s MacVicar Day, a celebration which recognizes contributions to undergraduate education at MIT. The program began in 32-123 with a lecture on science education by Nobel Laureate in Physics Carl E. Wieman ’73. The lecture was followed by an MIT faculty reception hosted by President Susan Hockfield at Gray House, where the five fellows were announced.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
March 11, 2008
High school seniors nationwide are anxiously awaiting the verdicts from the colleges of their choice later this month. But though it may not be of much solace to them, in just a few years the admissions frenzy is likely to ease. It’s simply a matter of demographics.
March 11, 2008



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