The Tech will hold a hackathon on Saturday, May 5 in our office (W20-483) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the goal of developing data visualizations and web apps related to the religion survey which was distributed to the MIT … Continue reading
After a story on Tuesday regarding MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Gabriel Bitran PhD ’75 and his son Marco Bitran ’97 paying $4.8 million to settle hedge fund fraud charges brought against them by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission … Continue reading
I hate throwing a bucket of cold water on the fast-approaching end of semester and happy anticipations of well-deserved rest and exciting career prospects for those graduating, but the reality of soaring student loans and education costs in general and … Continue reading
On March 31, two undergraduate teams represented MIT at the National Academics Quiz Tournaments’ Intercollegiate Championship Tournament held in Chicago, Illinois.
In the Undergraduate Division, MIT Quiz Bowl President Joshua Alman ’13, Stephen Face ’13, and Neil Gurram ’13 came out victorious and won the best team award within their division. This is MIT’s first time winning the title in this nationally recognized and one of the biggest intercollegiate quiz bowl tournaments. Other teams that competed included Harvard, University of Chicago, UCSC, UVA, and Georgia Tech. Harvard and UVA claimed victory in the remaining divisions. Results were announced on April 16.
The Green Building became an interactive game of Tetris on Friday evening. Users could play the game while Boston looked on.
Tetris on the Green Building. Joseph Maurer - The Tech
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On Wednesday, a bunch of frosh (and some upperclassmen) stormed the fourth floor of the Student Center for the Four-Year Planning Seminar by Chocolate City and the National Society of Black Engineers. This seminar is carried out annually to give … Continue reading
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The Koch Institute is holding its first poster session this afternoon from 4–6 p.m. There will be 9 posters in total, focusing mainly on genetics. Majors represented include 7, 9, and 20, and all but one of the presenters has … Continue reading