In Short

MIT cats will be featured on The Today Show today between 8:30–9 a.m. The Today Show was on campus Sept. 15, filming students in Senior House, Bexley Hall, and Random Hall.

The MIT Police Bike Auction will be held today at 290 Albany St. at noon, with a preview beginning at 11:30 a.m. The auction is open to the MIT community only, and an MIT ID must be presented to participate.

The Harvest Co-op grocery store, located at 581 Massachusetts Ave., will begin accepting TechCASH today.

MIT Senior Lecturer Amy B. Smith, creator of the D-Lab classes, was awarded Popular Mechanics magazine’s Breakthrough Leadership award, the top honor out of the 20 awards in its annual list. The magazine called Smith “a visionary” and said she is “an inspiration to students and volunteers who dedicate their time to improve the standard of living in Haiti, Ghana, India, and other countries.”

A memorial service for Robert Hulsizer PhD ’48, a former MIT professor of physics, will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. in the MIT Chapel. A reception will be held at McCormick Hall following the service.

A remembrance gathering for Alexander Vladimir d’Arbeloff ’49, former MIT Corporation Chairman, will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.