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Ernest J. Moniz, physics professor and director of the MIT Energy Initiative, was nominated Secretary of Energy by President Obama on Monday.
Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Friday, March 8, 2013
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World-renowned violinist Hilary Hahn performed in Boston last week. The concert was part of the Celebrity Series of Boston and took place at the New England Conservatory of Music.
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Zachary Ward Ulissi G competes in the Men’s A circuit race at the Rutgers Frozen Toed Season Opener this past weekend. MIT won the Team Omnium with 206 points, over 30 points ahead of second place Penn State.
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The Design Biennial Boston is a competition that aims to highlight talented designers in “architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and urban design,” who are emerging as leaders in Greater Boston’s design community. The winners of this year’s Biennial are: Kiel Moe, Brandon Clifford (Belluschi Lecturer at MIT) of Matter Design, Wilson Martin and Eden Dutcher of GroundView, and Ana Miljacki (Assistant Professor of Architecture at MIT) and Lee Moreau of Project_. Previous work and a site-specific installation by the winners are on display at the BSA Space until May 15, 2013.
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“Rorschach” by Ana Miljacki and Lee Moreau of Project_.
Annie Jao
The dome was illuminated with purple light on Tuesday morning in celebration of Paint the Campus Purple Week and to raise awareness for Relay for Life.
Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Part of Random Hall’s façade recently came loose on Wednesday, March 6, and the rest will need serious repair. The white-painted brick wall, once the interior wall between 282 Massachusetts Avenue and a building formerly attached to it, will also need to be braced since it was never intended to be an exterior wall. Repairs are planned to begin during Spring Break and are expected to continue for two to three weeks.
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“Helix” by Brandon Clifford and Wes McGee of Matter Design.
Jennifer L. Wong
Ayr Muir ’00, owner of the Clover Food Truck, uses an iPhone to take down orders and send them to Clover employees. The truck is located outside of MIT Medical and is open from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Christopher A Maynor—The Tech
Former U.S. Senator Scott Brown speaks at a talk hosted by the MIT College Republican Club on Tuesday evening in the Wong Auditorium. Brown, the first Republican elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts since 1972, focused mainly on the need for more moderation and compromise in Washington based on his experiences there.