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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Photos by Sujoy Kumar Chowdhury

Students use Lego bricks to create replicas of the Shaheed Minar, a national monument of Bangladesh, at an event hosted by the MIT Bangladeshi Students’ Association (MIT-BSA) in the Mezzanine Lounge of the Stratton Student Center last Saturday in observance of International Mother Language Day. First announced by UNESCO in 1999, this observance is held annually on February 21 worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity.

Two young scientists watch as a marker’s ink is separated into its components in a procedure called chromatography after a presentation hosted by MIT’s Marerials Science and Engineering Department last Saturday, May 10, in Kresge Auditorium. The department presented on ‘Materials with Magical Properties’ and conducted on-stage demonstrations in which elementary, middle and high school students could volunteer.

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