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October 12, 2006

Young Alum Happy Hour

Join other MIT Young Alums for another Happy Hour! This Thursday we'll be meeting up at Strikes Bowling Lounge, where they have food, drinks, and bowling too.

For more information, contact the Club's leader of Young Alum programs, Dan Lowrey, e-mail: lowcal@alum.mit.edu

Date: Thursday, October 12th
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Strikes Bowling Lounge
               4040 Locust Street (near University of Pennsylvania)
Phone: 215-387-BOWL
Web site: www.strikesbowlinglounge.com

Posted by webmaster at 06:30 PM

October 28, 2006

MIT on the Road - Philadelphia

MIT on the Road, a special event hosted by the Institute, is coming to Philadelphia! Don't miss this unique opportunity to spend a day with three of MIT's incredible faculty, exploring our rapidly growing understanding of the life sciences resulting from the convergence of the engineering mind with scientific discipline. Join us as we examine such major issues as treatment for Alzheimers's Disease, the roots of cancer-causing mutations, and stunning advances in the human body and machine interface.

We will also enjoy the elegant ambience of the newly renovated Bellevue Hotel. We are grateful to Lou Alexander of the MIT Alumni Assoc. for arranging this grand event. Details and links to more information are given below. REGISTER for MIT on the Road.

Attempts to Discover a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
Richard J. Wurtman MD
Cecil H. Green Distinguished Professor of Neuro- pharmacology and Director, Clinical Research Center, MIT

Mutations Cause Cancer, What Causes Mutations: The DNA Damage-Cancer Connection
Bevin P. Engelward
Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

Biomechatronics: Merging the Human Body with Machines
Hugh M. Herr ME '93
Assoc. Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, NEC Career Development Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2006
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $50 for Alumni, Parents, Friends
         (see options on Registration link below)

Registration includes:
         Continental Breakfast
         Break refreshments
         Social Hour (cash bar)

Location: Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue
         Broad and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia
         Phone: 215-893-1234
         Hotel Web site
         Free Parking after validation!

REGISTRATION, seminar abstracts, detailed schedule, etc.:
         MIT on the Road Web Page at the MIT Alumni Assoc.

Event Brochure: Download Event Brochure

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