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Last chance to teach Splash! The deadline to register to teach a Splash class has been extended to tonight at midnight. Register online at
http://esp.mit.edu/teach/Splash/index.html .

Peter Diamond’s nomination to the board of the Federal Reserve continues to be blocked by the Senate. The reason GOP Sen. Richard Shelby cited is “insufficient understanding of monetary economics,” Diamond won the Nobel Prize in Economics last week.

The National Medal of Science was awarded to Susan Lindquist, Professor of Biology. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute, studies protein folding.

Johnson Ice Rink now open for general skating:
Monday–Thursday: 12–12:55 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–1:15 p.m., 9–11 p.m.
Saturday: 1–4 p.m. ; Sunday: 3:15 –5:15 p.m.

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