Polling locations announced for presidential primary
Campus residents who are registered to vote and who live in the following locations may cast ballots in the presidential primary on March 2 at the polling places listed.
Kresge Auditorium--Alpha Tau Omega, Ashdown House, Baker House, Bexley Hall, Burton-Conner, Delta Kappa Epsilon, East Campus, Eastgate, Edgerton House, Green Hall, Kappa Sigma, MacGregor House, McCormick Hall, New House, Next House, Number Six Club/Delta Psi, NW30, Phi Beta Epsilon, Senior House, Simmons Hall, Tang Hall, Theta Delta Chi, Westgate.
Salvation Army Headquarters (402 Massachusetts Ave.)--Alpha Delta Phi, Random Hall, Women's Independent Living Group, Zeta Psi.
Morse School (40 Granite St.)--pika, Sidney/Pacific.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Anyone with questions about where to vote may call the Cambridge Election Commission at 617-349-4361 or see http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/~Election.
Kennedy School's Light to speak at MacVicar Day
Professor Richard J. Light of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and Graduate School of Education will speak on "The Interface between Teaching and Mentoring: Six Lessons From up the River" as part of MacVicar Day on Friday, March 5. Light will give his address from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 6-120. The newest class of MacVicar Faculty Fellows will be honored at a Corporation luncheon earlier that day.
Beginning in 1992, a group of faculty members who are outstanding teachers have been selected each year as Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellows. The program honors the life and contributions of the late Margaret MacVicar, professor of physical science and dean for undergraduate education at the time of her death in 1991. For more information, see http://web.mit.edu/provost/macvicar.
Conference looks at depleted uranium weapons
On Saturday, March 6, science and policy experts will address the environmental impact, health effects and related policy issues surrounding depleted uranium (DU) weapons. "Depleted Uranium Weapons: Toxic Contaminant or Necessary Technology?" takes place from noon to 5 p.m. in Room 34-101. The conference is free and open to the public. For more information, see http://web.mit.edu/pugwash/du.
Daffodil Days proceeds to benefit cancer research
MIT community members have until the end of this week to buy daffodils to benefit cancer research. Daffodil Days purchases ($7 per bouquet) help the American Cancer Society's programs in research and treatment for those living with cancer. The deadline to sign up and pay for bouquets is Friday, Feb. 25. Flowers will be delivered on Wednesday, March 17. Those needing more information or the name of their Daffodil Days area coordinator should contact the MIT Women's League office at 253-3656 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for awards convocation now accepted
Nominations are now being accepted until Friday, March 19 for awards that will be announced at the annual Institute Awards Convocation on May 4. For information on the various awards and how to submit nominations, go to http://web.mit.edu/awards or call Fran Miles at 253-4051.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 25, 2004.