Mathematician has been a member of the faculty since 1980 and department head since 2004.
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.Â 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Fran Miles at x3-7546.