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President Susan J. Hockfield spoke Friday about the uniqueness of the MIT community and thanked the MIT 150 steering committee for their work in putting together the MIT 150 exhibit. The exhibit floor at the MIT Museum was packed with students, alumni, and faculty. There were 657 people in the exhibit by the end of the speeches.
STAFF REPORTER
January 12, 2011
What can MIT accomplish in the next 150 years? A cure for cancer? Further explorations underwater and in space? Artificial intelligence?
NEWS EDITOR
January 12, 2011
No action to reevaluate the proposed dining plan was made by the MIT Corporation after an informal discussion took place at the Corporation meeting on Dec. 3. Dining was not on the original meeting agenda.
STAFF REPORTER
January 12, 2011
MIT received a record 6,405 early-action applications this year, up 13 percent from last year. According to Dean of Admissions Stuart Schmill ’86, 772 applicants (12.1 percent) were admitted, 3,887 (60.7 percent) were deferred, and 1746 (27.3 percent) were rejected. Decisions were released on December 15.
January 12, 2011
Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75, who will be stepping down as Chancellor this spring, is a candidate for president of the University of Massachusetts system (UMass), according to the Boston Globe. A UMass presidential search committee will conduct a round of interviews with fewer than six candidates on Jan. 13, the Globe reported last Tuesday. Clay remains under consideration after a set of first-round interviews.




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