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In Brief


A regular meeting of the faculty will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30pm in Rm 10-250. The agenda will include:

  • Report of the Committee on Nominations, by Professor Toomre.
  • Report on the implementation of the Communication Requirement, by Professor Hall.
  • Motion to implement changes to Rules and Regulations of the Faculty, by Professor Lerman.
  • Update from the Ad Hoc Committee on Intellectual Property and Conflict of Commitment, by Professor Clay.
  • Discussion on educational technology, by Professors Abelson and Lerman.
  • Resolution on the death of Professor Jonathan Allen, by Professor Penfield.

A memorial service for Professor Emeritus Thomas Lee, who died February 4, will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2pm in Wong Auditorium. See obituary.


A blood drive is taking place in the Student Center's La Sala de Puerto Rico today from 1-7pm and Thursday and Friday from 11:30am-5:30pm. For more information or to make an appointment, see

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 14, 2001.

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