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Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will deliver MIT’s 2008 Commencement address. Yunus won the Nobel Prize for developing microlending, a system that offers small amounts of credit to the poor in developing nations.

The dismissal hearing for Star A. Simpson ’10 was postponed yesterday. Simpson was charged with possession of a hoax device after she appeared at Logan Airport wearing a circuit board that was mistaken for a bomb. The hearing has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 3 at 9 a.m.

Anna L. Tang, the Wellesley sophomore accused of stabbing Wolfe B. Styke ’10, did not appear in court yesterday for a pretrial conference. The hearing has been postponed until Friday, Dec. 28 at 9 a.m.

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