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Martin Schmidt, Provost

EDITORS
February 4, 2014
President L. Rafael Reif on Monday announced the appointment of Martin A. Schmidt PhD ’88 as provost, the most senior academic position in the administration.
NEWS EDITOR
February 4, 2014
MIT’s new chancellor, and the first woman to hold the post, is Cynthia Barnhart PhD ‘88, President L. Rafael Reif announced on Monday. As chancellor, Barnhart oversees student life and education.
February 4, 2014
A special insert in this first issue of The Tech’s Volume 134, our Year in Review provides perspective on 2013. For the issue, visit http://tech.mit.edu/V133/N65/.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
February 4, 2014
The Department of Justice said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston Marathon bomber, citing the



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