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David Fincher’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, starring Rooney Mara, is an invigorating adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s bestselling novel.
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Former Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75 speaks at the MIT Next Century Convocation.
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Liquid Archive by Head of the Department of Architecture Nader Tehrani and Professor of Visual Arts Gediminas Urbonas extends Killian Court into the Charles River. During FAST Light last weekend, an hour-long program of environmental artwork was projected onto the inflatable screen.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Senators of the Undergraduate Association enjoyed a “R.I.P. Senate” cake after the Senate’s last meeting ever on Dec. 12. The body will be replaced by a UA Council made up of representatives from dormitories and FSILGs — a result of the UA’s largest restructuring effort in years.
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Madame Yandong Liu and President Susan J. Hockfield toast after signing an MIT-China educational partnership agreement at the McGovern Institute.
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Gil (Owen Wilson) dwells on the past, and comes to terms with the present, when he vacations in Paris.
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Paddy Conlon (Nick Nolte) coaches estranged son Tommy (Tom Hardy) in Warrior.
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Grim reality meets comic relief in cancer drama 50/50, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen.
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Design for Novartis’ 22 Windsor Street, by architect Toshiko Mori. It is characterized by five mini-atriums connected by diagonal staircases on the transparent south facade.
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The bibliodoptera exhibit was installed in the corridor between the Lewis and Hayden Libraries for the MIT FAST Arts Festival last spring. Designed by Elena N. Jessop G and Peter A. Torpey G, the butterflies in the display contained excerpts of sheet music, books, and MIT theses, and lit up when visitors arrived.
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Children learn the inner workings of a joystick-controlled robotic manipulator at a technology demonstration in the Stata Center during MIT’s Under The Dome Open House celebration. Approximately 20,000 attendees visited campus for the first open house in over 30 years.
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Professor W. Eric L. Grimson PhD ’80, Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, assumed his role as MIT’s new chancellor on Mar. 1.
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At noon on April 30, an organized “flash mob” convened in Lobby 7, singing and dancing to a selection of pop and dance music. The flash mob required advance sign-up and rehearsal attendance.
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Phyo N. Kyaw ’10
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Several of Walker Memorial’s student groups, pictured in this December 2010 file photo. The Walker Memorial Assessment Team is evaluating the feasibility of using Walker as a space for Music and Theater Arts, but student groups have not yet had to find a new home.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Stephanie Lin ’12 won a Rhodes scholarship to study medical anthropology at Oxford University this year. She is majoring in biology.
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Satto Tonegawa ’15.
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Paul Giamatti and Alex Shaffer star in Win Win, a story about being a loser.
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Nicolás E. Del Castillo ’14
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MIT seen from Boston (left to right): LightBridge, SKY Event, Liquid Archive, and Light Drift were installed along the Charles River for the MIT150 FAST Light festival last spring.
Rendering of the street-level retail space at 610 Main St., which will be predominantly occupied by Pfizer.
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610 Main Street concept art. The laboratory/office building will replace a surface lot, and it’s due for completion by the end of 2013.
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MIT President Susan J. Hockfield uses a sword to cut the MIT-shaped cake at the Toast to Tech event in June.
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Hair-raising thriller Hanna is ultimately about a girl outgrowing her father.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
The UA Senate met for the last time ever on Dec. 12. It will be replaced by a 21-member council in the spring.
David He—The Tech
Scales on the metallic walls outside the Stata Center create oceanic reflections on the orange brick ground.
Joanna Kao—The Tech
Michael G. Zomnir ’11 dives to retrieve a ball during a first-round match on Feb. 25. During the final, Zomnir played a very close match, losing by only two points in the last match.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
The MIT Chorallaries perform their fall concert on the Friday before Thanksgiving Break. With an opening by the MIT/Wellesley Toons, the free superhero-themed concert entertained a packed crowd in 10-250.
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A miniature version of Simmons made to resemble Lego blocks was taken using a tilt-shift lens.
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Allison M. Schneider ’13 (Mercutio) and Katherine A. Roe ’14 (Tybalt) share an intimate moment in MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s production of Romeo and Juliet.
Jessica Liu—The Tech
The MIT Men’s Freshman 8+ Crew races Northeastern University during the Alumni Cup on Apr. 2. The Engineers lost to Northeastern’s Freshman A boat, but defeated its Freshman B boat to finish second, after Columbia withdrew from the race.
Jeff Guo—The Tech
Jacob T. Shapiro ’11 stretches during gymnastics club practice. Seven of the eight teams stripped of varsity status in 2009 were reinstated as club sports.
Vivek Dasari—The Tech
B-girl Colleen M. Gallagher ’11 holds a freeze at Imobilare practice on Mar. 7.
Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Julia C. Hsu ’14 serves the ball during the final heated sets against the Skidmore Thoroughbreds on Apr. 17. The Engineers earned their eighth consecutive victory, defeating the Thoroughbreds 6-3.
Manolis Kellis
William Yee—The Tech
Laura M. Wacker ’13 rushes toward the goal under pressure from Bridgewater State lacrosse players on Saturday, Mar. 12. The Engineers lost 9-8.
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The sun rises between the Hancock Tower and the Prudential Center.
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Megan E. Tadge ’12 swims in the women’s 500 freestyle against Colby College on Jan. 14, 2012. The Engineers beat the Mules 237-57.
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David A. Alfonso ’13 and Iris Xu ’14 sail upwind during the Hatch Brown Trophy regatta on Sep. 17. The regatta attracted teams from as close as Harvard to as far as the University of Minnesota.
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A thick fog engulfs the Harvard Bridge on April 26, obscuring Boston from view.
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Tim the beaver joins Men in Heat during their dance performance in MIT SAAS’s culture show Satya on Apr. 1.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
In this photo taken at the docks of the sailing pavilion, the Prudential and the John Hancock Towers in the background are competing with the masts in the foreground for vertical dominance while the spectators enjoying the beautiful view on the roof of the pavilion are silhouetted by the glimmering Charles River.
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Justin C. Helbert ’14 runs to the base during a baseball game against Easter Nazarene College on Mar. 15. The Engineers won 9-0 against the Easter Nazarene Lions to improve their record to 2-1.
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Kaba Modern, a hip-hop dance crew from Irvine, Calif., performs at the 13th Annual Grains of Rice, a celebration of Asian culture hosted by the MIT Asian American Association on Apr. 16 in Walker. The group placed third in the first season of America’s Best Dance Crew.