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Vernon Ingram, the John and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Biology and housemaster at Ashdown House, is hosting an exhibition of about 30 art works created by himself; his daughter Jennifer; and Janet Walker, wife of Professor Graham Walker of biology. The imagescan be seen by appointment in Professor Ingram's Ashdown apartment through June 6. To arrange a visit, e-mail or call x3-3706 or x5-9195.

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) will screen MIT alumna Alice Cox's first feature-length film Metal on Thursday, May 24 at 8pm in Remis Auditorium. Ms. Cox (SB 1996, electrical science and engineering) set her film in Allston, combining local history with a sci-fi drama about a woman who discovers she's a clone. Ms. Cox will introduce and discuss the film. Tickets are $8, or $7 for students, seniors and MFA members.

The National Society of Professional Engineers has a web site pointing to engineering marvels to check out while touring the United States. Alexander Calder's The Great Sail ("La Grande Voile"), located in McDermott Court, is one of four listings for Massachusetts.

Alumna Teresa Huang (SB 1997, chemical engineering) earned praise for her recent portrayal of a hippie turned army nurse serving in Vietnam in Litterbox Productions' staging of A Piece of My Heart in Boston. Bay Windows wrote that her performance details each step from war protester to medal-bearing veteran with "blistering strength."

Alumnus Daniel Kamalic (SB 1999, mathematics), now a student in the opera department at New England Conservatory, played Antonio in the school's production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. In addition to being a full-time student, Mr. Kamalic is also working full-time at Akamai Technologies. "It's a lot of work. But it makes me comfortable because the load feels like MIT."

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 23, 2001.


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