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In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth, the La Scala Chamber Orchestra performed Fantasies from Verdi’s Operas in Kresge Auditorium on Oct. 7, 2013.

Courtesy of Virgin Records

Album cover art of Chvrches’ The Bones Of What You Believe.

Courtesy of The Brooklyn Museum & Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bedouins (1905-1906) from Sargent’s travels in the Middle East and North Africa.

Courtesy of Disney Pixar

Kori Rae, the Pixar producer of Monsters University.

Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum & Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Carrara: A Quarry (1911), one of many watercolors from Sargent’s travels to the quarry in Italy; it shows his fascination with light on stone.

Gary Sloan

A still shot of Dark Profiles by José Mateo, the first of three pieces in the ballet production Shadows Fleeting.

Rex Lam

The MIT Symphony Orchestra’s first performance of the season in Kresge auditorium last Saturday, Oct. 12.

Courtesy OF The Brooklyn Museum & Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Santa Maria della Salute (1904) from Sargent’s travels in Venice. On loan from the Brooklyn Museum, the painting hangs next to his watercolor of the same church from the MFA’s collection.

Illustration by Hayoon Chung
Sarah Liu

Victoria Tam ’16 serves in a Women’s tennis match against Smith College on Saturday, Oct. 12. MIT won 9-0.

Sarah Liu

Elizabeth Dethy ’15 swings at the ball during a field hockey match against Clark University on Saturday, Oct. 12. MIT won 4-0.

Allison Sobczak

Michael A. Nackoul ’14 competes in Pittsburgh. Nackoul has been selected for the USA World Weightlifting Team.

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Paola Cappellaro (left), an associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Susan J. Hockfield (right), the former President of MIT, share insights during an interdisciplinary panel on women in academia. Hosted by Undergraduate Women in Physics on Wednesday evening in 10-250, the panel featured four female professors and was held in honor of Pressor Dresselhaus’s contributions to women and junior faculty.