Career Fair, UA committee applications, UROP deadline
The UROP direct funding deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday.
Florence’s moisture targets the Northeast
After wreaking havoc across the Carolinas and killing over 20, Florence is finally moving on.
Neural network visualization project wins at HackMIT
About 1,200 students from MIT and around the world coded software projects during the 24-hour hackathon held at Johnson Athletic Center.
Logs accept first woman
Formerly all-male a capella group the Logarhythms added their first female member, Quinn Brodsky ’22, to their group this year.
Ig Nobel laureate’s research on cure for kidney stones started as a bar bet
The 28th annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, a parody of the better known Nobel Prize ceremony, took place at Sanders Theatre at Harvard Sept. 13. Ten Ig Nobel prizes were awarded in fields ranging from Literature to Medicine, to scientists who conducted improbable research that "makes people laugh, and then think," according to its website.
ASE pass rates improve for almost all subjects
This year’s Advanced Standing Exams (ASE) saw 769 participants and an overall pass rate of 64.1 percent.
Fine wine in a faience lion
For time periods from which extant written records are few, drinking and serving vessels can serve in an illuminatory capacity. Assembling an exhibition dedicated to such artifacts, as Susanne Ebbinghaus has done at the Harvard Art Museums, provides an unparalleled opportunity for cross-cultural and cross-temporal analysis of the tradition of animal-shaped vessels that persisted over three millennia, from Greece to China.
MIT beat BU in cricket semester opener by 17 runs
MIT 159 (19.3) beat BU 142 (18.3) by 17 runs in the first cricket game of the semester.
The main reason Auntie suggests you pursue this man, however, is that she hopes you will fall passionately in love.