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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Photos by Emily Kellison-Linn

The McCormick Student Art Gallery held the opening for its second round of exhibition on Sunday. The student-organized gallery displays selected artwork created and submitted by MIT students across campus. The gallery first opened last semester.

Music by two South Korean artists, Wonder Girls and T-Ara, are showcased in the first act by MIT Asian Dance Team.

MIT Lion Dance entertains the audience with their stylized act based on both Chinese Southern tradition and modern choreography.

Camille E. Richman ’14 maneuvers her robot to stretch a rubber band between two pegs at the competition.

2.007 professor Daniel D. Frey explains the rules of the 2.007 competition.

Kyle D. Bowman ‘14 tries to measure the magnetic field in the brain of Tim the Beaver.

Aarti N. Anturkar ’14 tries to control her robot to pick up a wrench.

Competitors wait their turn at the 2.007 Design and Manufacturing competition held Wednesday and Thursday evening in Johnson. Students in the 2.007 course had one semester to build and design a radio-controlled robot to compete in this year’s challenge, “Operation 2.007.” Robots could earn points during two-minute matches by completing various tasks based on medical procedures, such as removing an instrument from the leg of Tim the Beaver, or measuring the magnetic field in his brain to imitate an MRI scan.

Geoffrey J. Supran G speaks about his passion for science at a panel discussion hosted by Fossil Free MIT on Thursday evening. During the event, panelists discussed the pros and cons of divesting from fossil fuel stocks as a strategy for fighting climate change. The discussion comes as Fossil Free MIT is calling for MIT to divest from fossil fuels.

Jonathan Lyles and Esther Rheinbay perform a paso doble dance to the well-known Spanish instrumental piece, “España Cani.”

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