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Anirudh Prabhu ’15 makes an entrance, pants down and a rose in his teeth, at the Camp Kesem Date Auction last Friday evening. Men and women of the MIT community are auctioned off to buyers in the audience in the event which is organized by Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and the proceeds go to Camp Kesem, a camp for children whose parents have or have had cancer. This year, the event raised over $7,600, over $1,000 more than the amount that last year’s auction raised.
February 22, 2013
Mixed-use towers rivaling the Green Building in height may be on the horizon for MIT’s east campus after members of the Cambridge Planning Board commended MIT’s Kendall rezoning petition at a meeting Tuesday evening. The board is expected to formally recommend the petition to the City Council early next month.
February 22, 2013
On Tuesday evening, President L. Rafael Reif gave a presentation at the Sidney-Pacific graduate residence as a part of his Institute-wide listening tour — one of the methods that Reif is using to gather feedback on a number of topics, including thoughts on education, research, and the community, from students and members of the MIT community. The tour will consist of a dozen open sessions with faculty in all five schools, and will serve as a way in which students and staff can both formally and informally interact with Reif.
February 22, 2013
Students in Austrailia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Canada can now feel more represented in the edX universe than ever before. The Australian National University (ANU), Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, McGill University and the University of Toronto in Canada, and Rice University in Texas joined edX on Wednesday, according to an edX press release.
February 22, 2013

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