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CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
September 12, 2014
Provost Martin A. Schmidt PhD ’88 announced last week plans to move forward to create a new institutional entity at MIT. The entity will incorporate values from several programs, including the Engineering Systems Division (ESD) and Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), to create a new center focused on complex and socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
EDITOR IN CHIEF
September 12, 2014
When Boston decided to impose a 49-person limit on gatherings at MIT fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups in the city last week, MIT extended the restriction to those in Cambridge and Brookline to “maintain equity among the FSILGs during new member recruitment,” according to Matthew D. Bauer, a spokesman for the Division of Student Life.
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September 12, 2014
Just in time for the beginning of the new school year, MIT upgraded its wireless network to include a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) as part of a push to strengthen wireless coverage on campus, according to a press release by AT&T.
September 12, 2014
Sangeeta N. Bhatia SM ’93, PhD ’97, the John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, has been awarded the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for her work in applying small-scale technologies to create clinical solutions that can be implemented on a global scale. The annual prize is awarded to mid-career inventors who develop products that have societal value.



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