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CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE:
This article on Big Screw totals incorrectly states that Alpha Chi Omega runs the charity competition. Alpha Phi Omega (APO) runs Big Screw.

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Big Screw nominations and Monday totals

Person

Votes

Charity

Pavel Etingof, Professor of Mathematics

$107.78

American Cancer Society

Craig Carter, Professor of Materials Science

$53.68

Camp Kesem

Dean Colombo

$29.46

Loaves and Fishes

Michael Yaffe, Professor of Biology

$15.13

American Red Cross — Japan

David Jerison, Professor of Mathematics

$8.94

Americares

Julie Norman, Director of Undergraduate Advising

$4.82

Leadership Training Institute

2.005

(Cullen Buie, Jacopo Buongiorno)

$3.43

American Red Cross Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Fund

Steve Leeb, Professor of EECS

$3.00

Pine Street Inn

Susan Lanza, Course 9 Administrator

$2.38

Make-a-Wish

Alexander van Oudenaarden, Professor of Biology

$2.00

Save the Children

Albert Meyer, Professor of EECS

$1.50

ACLU Foundation

2.006

(J.G. Brisson, Anette E. Hosoi)

$1.37

MassBike

Kit Cummings, Professor of Chemistry

$1.20

Homestart

Alexander Mitsos, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

$0.60

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

Muriel Medard, EE/RLE Professor

$0.50

Soldiers’ Angels

James Roberge, Professor of EECS

$0.00

Make-a-Wish Foundation

The Institute Screw Contest, commonly known as the Big Screw, is an annual charity fundraiser hosted by Alpha Chi Omega that raises money for a variety of causes. Faculty or staff who “screw” over students can be nominated by anyone and select their favorite charity that students donate to as a “vote” for that particular professor. One cent is equal to one vote. So far, the Big Screw has received $235.79 total with Pavel Etingof, Professor of Mathematics, in the lead with $107.78 for the American Cancer Society.

—Jessica J. Pourian