MacVicar Day, Institute Awards deadline approaching


MacVicar Day

MacVicar Day 2008 will be held Friday, March 7, and to celebrate undergraduate teaching excellence, Nobel laureate Dr. Carl Wieman (Physics '73), will address the MIT community in a presentation entitled "Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science."

The talk will be held in Kirsch Auditorium (32-123) from 3:30-5 p.m.  The 2008 MacVicar Faculty Fellows will be announced at a faculty reception hosted by President Susan Hockfield at Gray House following the afternoon program.

Institute Awards nominations

Institute Awards Convocation nominations will be accepted through March 14, and will be given out at the 2008 Institute Awards Convocation in May.

Awards will honor students, faculty and staff who have made special contributions to the life of the MIT community. Descriptions of the awards can be found at web.mit.edu/awards.

Nomination letters are due on Friday, March 14. For more information, e-mail awards@mit.edu or call Fran Miles at x3-7546.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 5, 2008 (download PDF).


Topics: Awards, honors and fellowships, Education, teaching, academics, Nobel Prizes

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