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Lawrence H. Summers ’75 (right) spoke Wednesday evening in Building E51 in a lecture sponsored by the Undergraduate Economics Association. In his talk, titled “Stimulating Growth in the Short and Long Run,” Summers spoke about the lack of demand as the key factor in the U.S. economy’s sluggishness. Summers, a former Harvard president, also talked about his experiences working for Presidents Clinton and Obama.
STAFF REPORTER
November 4, 2011
Last April, President Susan J. Hockfield called the construction of the nano-Materials, Structures, and Systems (nMaSS) laboratory the Institute’s “highest academic priority” in a video outlining the MIT 2030 plan for campus development.
November 4, 2011
The UA Senate has seen several empty seats lately, and not because of students sleeping in. Several seats were never filled because nobody ran in UA elections or there was no clear winner. Other seats were vacated after senators resigned.
November 4, 2011
Thursday night, a line of people that extended from Building 26 down the Infinite Corridor to Lobby 10 waited to watch the film adaptation of Jorge Cham’s PhD (Piled Higher and Deeper) comics. The majority of the attendees, perhaps unsurprisingly, were graduate students.
November 4, 2011
The MIT $100K Elevator Pitch Contest wrapped up Wednesday at the finale event in the Stata Center’s Kirsch Auditorium. The Elevator Pitch Contest began with 285 contestants on Monday, and it is the first of a series of three contests sponsored annually by the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition.




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