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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Senator John Edwards shares the news that Maria Sharapova, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, has invited NBA star LeBron James to “Team Up Against Poverty” on a new UNDP advertisement supporting eight Millennium Development Goals. Senator Edwards told the conference participants to follow the lead of these stars and help make poverty an issue of public concern. Edwards made his appearance as keynote speaker at the Millenium Campus Conference Opening Ceremonies at Kresge Auditorium.



Amy Smith ’84 shares her experiences in Kenya with prospective freshman Kenyan Beneah Kombe after Smith’s CPW keynote speech in Kresge Auditorium on Thursday.



President Susan Hockfield welcomes prospective freshman Robbie McQueen at the Kresge Auditorium before her welcome speech at the start of Campus Preview Weekend on Thursday.



Mariam Kandil ’08 dresses up Tim the Beaver for the 2008 International Fair, held on the northern Kresge lawn on Friday.



Grammy Award-winning Rascal Flatts play at the Hatch Shell during the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July 4.



Freshman Cynthia P. Latortue ’12 takes a shot while AEPi brothers (from left) Adam Lerer ’09, David B. Stiebel ’09, Samuel A. Gross ’10, Joshua E. Siegel ’11, and Theodore A. Blackman ’10 cheer on at the AEPi games stall at the Giving Green Carnival on Monday. The Giving Green Carnival was organized by the Student Life Orientation Planning and Events (SLOPE) Committee.



At the Cheryl Vossmer Photo Exhibition hosted by the Sidney-Pacific Graduate Community, MIT Police Sergeant Cheryl N. Vossmer (right) showcased her outstanding work to (from left) David J. Dolev, MIT Police Officer Jennifer Ortiz, Justin Zheng G, and MIT Police Officer Loren Montgomery.



Sara R. Segal ’09, Eli A. Cohen ’10, and Matthew L. Fisher ’10 welcome Sarah R. Geller ’12 (right to left) to MIT with warm smiles and bagels at the Boston T Party Event in the Student Center on Wednesday.



Maria Brennan (first from left), Assistant Director of the International Students Office tells jokes at International Students Office Welcome Reception. The reception was attended by over two hundred international students.



BOO-TI-FUL—MIT graduate students gathered Sunday at Sidney-Pacific graduate dorm to take part in the Halloween tradition of pumpkin carving. Over 50 pumpkins were provided and carved into original designs, adding to the display of Jack O’Lanterns in the courtyard.


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