MIT Facts Archives
Chomsky gives a talk on Iraq on May 23
Afterthought: You probably have to had seen the movie to understand this entry fully. =/
A guest-author entry by Joan Horvath '81.
I have pizza with a famous person.
A freshman physics professor helps the late night talk show host break a record. [with YouTube videos!]
...to the slum children who smiled at me even though it seems that they have no reason to do so – I learned more about the resilience of the human spirit from looking into your eyes than I ever could from a lifetime of reading and studying. I don’t know where I’ll be in 30 years or where you’ll be, but something tells me that we’ll meet again on a brighter day, perhaps when we least expect it. Until then…
Have world leaders watch and respond to your video at this year's World Economic Forum!
A national science competition "intended to motivate high school students to think about problems related to human lives."
The girls of Sri Lanka have in Alia an incredible beacon of hope and defender of justice. Having bought a necklace at her jewelry sale, I can’t help but think that her heart is among the world’s rarest gems.
I confess to regarding the phrase “never again” with cynicism. It offers a rhetorical smokescreen behind which the world can, and invariably does, conceal its cowardice in the face of human suffering. If more people like Kayvan fill the ranks of our leadership, however, it may well recover the meaning that it has lost.
Melis wins the Rhodes Scholarship!
My interview with Michael Epstein '04, covering his MIT experience and the genesis of his company, Untravel Media.
People lead busy lives, and fighting poverty is hardly an extracurricular activity to which most can devote time – unless, that is, you’re Anne Liu ’08 (Course 7; iHouse).
Two links to start your weekend.
Meet Zahir Dossa ’08 (Courses 6 and 15; Nu Delta), who could sell you your own shirt and convince you that he’s going to change the world in the same breath.