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The EECS department unveiled its new teaching area, the Cypress Engineering Design Studio (EDS for short) on Tuesday, April 1. Located at 38-501, EDS is dedicated to building hardware and programming systems, and features laser cutting tools, a soldering station and other fabrication equipment. The new teaching area will be used by existing and new project based classes.

NEWS EDITOR
April 4, 2014
MIT took first place in the 2013 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition this year, only the seventh time the Institute has claimed the top prize of $25,000 since the founding of the competition almost a century ago. This year’s team was composed of Benjamin P. Gunby ’15, Mitchell M. Lee ’16, and Zipei Nie ’15, all of whom placed in the top 25. The team members were designated before the competition from among a larger group of MIT students taking the test.
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SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
April 4, 2014
In the 1970s, if you stood at the corner of Main and Vassar streets and looked out from the edge of the MIT campus, you would see nothing but a vacant lot. Kendall Square had been vacated by the decline of manufacturing and by businesses escaping to the suburbs, leaving only a few scattered outposts, such as Draper Laboratories and the Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center.
April 4, 2014
In an effort to raise capital to fund academic projects, campus development, and research, MIT sold $550 million in Series B Taxable Revenue Bonds, according to MIT News.
April 4, 2014



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