Cloudy days and stormy nights
After a mostly rainy and cloudy week in Cambridge, we are set to expect more rain on Saturday and another cloudy week ahead.
Two MIT seniors named Rhodes Scholars
Grey-Stewart was named a U.S. Rhodes Scholar. Alshalan was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for Saudi Arabia.
Spring housing placements delayed until late December
Housing and Residential Services (HRS) received a “high volume” of spring housing applications and expects that “students’ housing plans may change during the course of the coming weeks.”
Spring grading also under A, B, C, D/NE, and F/NE system
Similar to Fall 2020, all students may choose one subject to be graded PE/NE, and sophomores may designate one subject as Exploratory.
Pre-registration, subject evaluations, finals
The last day of classes is Dec. 9. End-of-term subject evaluations may be completed until 9 a.m. Dec. 14.
Frustration and empathy are conflicting
Extending empathy to those who are struggling used to be something I defaulted to and something I championed to others.
Where the sidewalk ends…
The truth is, I only learned how beautiful it is to love other people and the world when I wasn’t so caught up in despising myself.
Biosensing with fluorescent emulsions
Moreover, while the published work on this Janus detection system was for Listeria, this method is hardly limited to Listeria. By switching out the antibody from one to another, this system can be applied to practically any pathogen, whether bacterial or viral.