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Left, MIT’s endowment investment return versus the Standard & Poor’s 500 index from 2000 through 2009 (present).
Center, the market value of MIT’s endowment in real dollars (not inflation-adjusted); market value includes new gifts added each year.
Sam Range—The Tech
Picketers from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers stand outside Lobby 7 on Wednesday afternoon. Members of the electricians’ union have been protesting MIT’s contracting practices for over five weeks.
Courtesy of Overture Films
Michael Moore stands outside of Goldman Sachs headquarters in Manhattan. Wall Street is among the targets of Moore’s new film, Capitalism: A Love Story.
Courtesy of Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam will tour Australia in November.
Courtesy of Overture Films
Robin L. Dahan—The Tech
Right, sources of research revenue on the MIT campus (excluding Lincoln Laboratory and the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology). Health and Human Services revenue has been a significant component of increased federal research revenue more than tripling.