Pleasant weather ahead
The warm and dry weather we have experienced during the past few days (excluding Wednesday afternoon) will continue for the rest of the week.
New leave & return policies to be fully implemented by next year
Randall and Hughes provide leave and return data and address the issue of miscommunication; student faces poverty while on medical leave.
MIT pilots “Day Of Action” to encourage service
A hackathon-style service-oriented event called Day of Action will take place April 18 (a school holiday) with lectures and workshops running from 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Regalia, taxes, and Patriot’s Day
Graduates can order commencement regalia Apr. 3–Apr. 22. All graduates participating in the commencement exercises must wear the appropriate academic regalia. More details are available at commencement.mit.edu/graduates/regalia.
UA President/VP Election
For the first time since 2015, voters will have a choice between not one but three tickets for the future of the Undergraduate Association’s leadership.
Cue the music — Broadway’s The Illusionists have come to Boston
If you seek two hours of escapism, The Illusionists will give you that, and if you are anything like me — a child who has never grown up — you might receive a nostalgic reminder of wonder at the impossible made possible.
The duel between good and evil
Jekyll & Hyde explores the blurred line between good and evil by exposing the inner demons of a well-intentioned man.
Women’s club water polo heading to nationals for the first time in nine years
The Women’s Club Water Polo Team’s Championship Tournament was held this past weekend at the Zesiger Center. The MIT team beat their crosstown rival Wellesley College to win the championship.
Spring sports succeeding in mid-April
Men’s Baseball (11-5) went 4-2 last week playing two games against Clark University, Springfield College and Emerson College each. They split the series against Clark and Springfield and managed to sweep Emerson.
I am originally from Turkey. My lab uses ultrafast laser pulses to understand newly discovered materials such as high temperature superconductors.