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STAFF REPORTER
October 10, 2008
The Tech: In Washington, nothing gets done unless it is put on the agenda. How will Senator Obama make energy a priority for his administration?
STAFF REPORTER
October 10, 2008
The Tech: In Washington, nothing gets done unless it is put on the agenda. How will Senator McCain make energy a priority for his administration?
STAFF REPORTER
October 10, 2008
On September 9, 1999, a nine-year-old Anjali Tripathi ’09 appeared on the children’s edition of Jeopardy! She had been featured in a promotion for the show saying, “I studied all my life for this.”
STAFF REPORTER
October 3, 2008
Spermicidal cola, archeological armadillos, and lap dancers were the talk of the evening at last night’s Ig Nobels, where a weird ceremony feted the weirdest science of the past year.
STAFF REPORTER
September 19, 2008
The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, was welcomed with a standing ovation to a packed Kresge Auditorium as he addressed the MIT community yesterday as a guest speaker for the Compton Lecture Series, talking about the “Imperative of Science and Technology in Accelerating African and Rwandan Development.” Examples of how mobile phones have helped empower Rwandans and enable entrepreneurship as well as the challenges that have yet to be met filled Kagame’s talk. He also asked the MIT community to take part in the effort to help develop countries like Rwanda through innovation and technology.
STAFF REPORTER
August 28, 2008
About 700 Institute employees have signed up for free transit passes through the Institute for the month of September.
STAFF REPORTER
June 13, 2008
The Task Force on Student Engagement was established to increase student involvement on Institute decisions, announced administrators and student government leaders in the March/April issue of the MIT Faculty Newsletter.
STAFF REPORTER
May 9, 2008
On July 1, Mary C. Boyce PhD ’87 will become chair of the Mechanical Engineering department. She will be the first female department head within the School of Engineering.
STAFF REPORTER
April 11, 2008
A Sloan student was not expelled or suspended after sending a homophobic, threatening e-mail to members of the Sloan LGBT student group.
STAFF REPORTER
March 21, 2008
Future students pursuing separate programs in two courses will receive a single “double major” degree instead of double degrees if a Committee on the Undergraduate Program proposal is passed at the next faculty meeting on Wednesday, April 16.
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