In Short

In Short

Evaluate your classes! Student evaluations are due on December 13 at 9 a.m. Take a study break and head over to

If you downloaded MIT Student MATLAB before August 16, 2010, you will need to switch to the new MATLAB license before December 20, 2010. The new license will allow access to MATLAB without an MITnet or VPN connection. More information is available at

This Tuesday will be the last day of the produce market before winter break.

Get a ride to the airport. MIT Facilities will be offering a shuttle to Logan airport on December 15-18 for $10. Reserve your spot at

Electronic W-2 forms will be available to the MIT community starting in January in an effort to reduce paper waste, improve access, and eliminate printing and mailing delays. To switch from paper to electronic forms, visit before January 15.

Timothy R. Jenks ’13, the UA Vice Speaker, has resigned, saying that he does not have time for it. He will continue on as a Senator.

Gene patents are under investigation, page 14.

Electronic student group reimbursements will soon replace paper vouchers, page 15.

What’s new with Harvard’s Corporation? Read up on it on page 14.

Joseph D’Amelio, the former MIT Police officer charged with drug-trafficking, is scheduled to stand trial in March, page 19.