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Jessica Witchley—The Tech
Kaitlyn P. Becker ’09 (left) and Martin L. Demaine take a break at the Glass Lab with food and studies.
Shreyes Seshasai—The Tech
Brooks L. Reed ’09 (far) and Elizabeth A. Hass ’10 (near) control the No. 6 Dinghy for MIT on Tuesday during the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship. Reed and Hass finished ninth in this particular race on their way to a 12th place overall finish in the A division. As a team, MIT placed sixth in the competition.
Molly M. Jabas
John M. “Jack” Field ’08 (far) and Julie C. Arsenault ’08 (near) sail in after a race on Tuesday during the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship. Field and Arsenault finished fourth overall in the B division, helping MIT place sixth overall in the competition.
Jessica Witchley—The Tech
Brendon Edwards rolls molten glass that will become the body of a pumpkin over a metal plate called a marver.
Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, New York/Paris
Chantal Akerman. Women of Antwerp in November, 2007
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Emily Hwang ’09 clears 11’4.5” in the pole vault at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championship meet. Hwang placed 15th in the event. MIT sent five athletes to the meet, which was held at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on May 22–24.
Michael Y. McCanna
Jason R. Kelly G receives his doctoral hood for completing his degree in Biological Engineering at the hooding ceremony in Rockwell Cage yesterday.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Aline Thomas ’08 competes in the shot put at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championship meet. While Thomas’ best put of 42’0.75” did not make the finals, her hammer throw of 170’5” earned her sixth place in that event and All-American honors. MIT sent five athletes to the meet, which was held at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on May 22–24.
Jessica Witchley—The Tech
Michelle M. McGuire secures the stem of a glass pumpkin to its base using a blow torch.
JEssica Witchley—The Tech
Martin L. Demaine talks to potential buyers at the Mother’s Day Glass Lab sale on May 5.
Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, New York/Paris
Chantal Akerman, From the Other Side, 2002
Steve Howland—The Tech
Ritchie D. Nicholson ’11 holds his team’s project during the 16.00 (Introduction to Aerospace and Design) class flyoff for lighter-than-air vehicles at Johnson Athletics Center on Friday, May 13.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Author Neil Gaiman participates in a question-and-answer discussion between him and Professor Henry Jenkins III, MIT Comparative Media Studies program head. Gaiman gave the first annual Julius Schwartz Lecture at Kresge Auditorium on May 23.
David Da He—The Tech
The Green Hall Farewell Party was hosted on Saturday, May 10 in Amherst Alley. Green Hall, which has been a women’s graduate dormitory since 1983, will be converted to an undergraduate residence for members of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority in the fall. Green Hall residents were informed of the move in January.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Josh McCrea (left, vocalist) and Xan McCurdy (right, guitarist) of alternative rock band Cake perform at Earthfest 2008 on May 24 at the Hatch Shell in Boston.