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Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
W1, which will house at least 460 undergraduates, is the cornerstone of MIT’s long-term plans to increase enrollment by 300 students.
November 24, 2009
Three MIT students were named Rhodes Scholars last Sunday, setting a record for the number of MIT students awarded the prestigious Oxford fellowship in any one year.
November 24, 2009
For years, MIT has dreamed of increasing the number of undergraduates back to 4,500. That dream is still distant. Adding about 300 students means adding support staff, adding more sections of the General Institute Requirements and finding a place for all the students to stay. Adding students means finishing the renovation of the undergraduate dormitory W1, and untold other costs.
November 24, 2009
You don’t always get into the college you want, but some students get a second chance.
November 24, 2009
This occasional feature follows up on news stories long past their prime. In this edition: the dismissal of long-time Student Support Services Dean Jacqueline Simonis and what caused the faculty uproar over her departure.

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