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Professor Jennifer A. Lewis ’91, an MIT alumna currently doing research at Harvard, presented this spring’s Wulff Lecture, “Printing Functional Materials.” Her presentation covered advances in 3D printing technology and their applications. The Wulff Lecture is designed to introduce the general public and MIT undergraduates to the field of materials science.
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Shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday evening, an MIT police officer was shot near the Stata Center, and has been confirmed dead by the Cambridge Police Department. Though the weapon used to shoot the officer has been recovered, the shooter is still at large.
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UPDATED 9:16 P.M. 4/15/13
Earlier today, two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Copley Square. The Tech has compiled a timeline of the events. Stay tuned for more coverage.
April 12, 2013
On Monday, the Cambridge City Council voted in favor of a rezoning petition proposed by MIT to allow development of Kendall Square with tall buildings for residential and commercial use. There were seven votes in favor of the proposal, with Councillor Minka vanBeuzekom voting against and Vice Mayor Denise Simmons abstaining.
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April 12, 2013
On April 2, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Israel Ruiz emailed the Academic Council to announce a few changes to emergency protocol and network security at MIT. The changes are in response to recent attacks on MIT’s information network and are part of an effort to better protect the MIT community.
April 12, 2013
This weekend, MIT takes up a lively, festive appearance as the Institute gears up for the Class of 2017’s Campus Preview Weekend (CPW). 1085 prospective freshmen (or prefrosh) arrived on campus, with about 800 parents. They traveled from all over the world, with 28 international students from Australia, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Belgium, Switzerland, Japan, Russia and Canada. The Tech roamed around campus to chat with prefrosh to see how they’re spending their CPW. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
April 12, 2013
I really like it! I’m surprised that Maseeh is as big as it is. I’ve toured other campuses and their dorms are tiny.
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