In Short

CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE: The March 2 “In Short” section mistakenly reported that the new MacVicar Faculty Fellows would be announced after a roundtable discussion Friday afternoon. The fellows were actually announced earlier in the day, at a luncheon.

In Short

Today is MacVicar Day, an event that explores teaching and learning practices. A roundtable discussion on experiences in education will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in the Stata Center (Room 32-141). The new MacVicar Faculty Fellows will be announced after the meeting.

So Much So Fast, a film about Stephen Heywood, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS), will be shown by LSC next Thursday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. in the Wong Auditorium in E51. Stephen’s father, MIT Professor John Heywood, will introduce the film and answer questions afterwards. Admission is free, with a $5 suggested donation for the local ALS Foundation.

Global MIT, a Web site and database that informs users about MIT’s international activities, is being launched internally. MIT community members are encouraged to update events in the system. The site is at

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