The Alumni Association’s Slice of MIT blog offers a quick taste of Institute life—amazing discoveries, alumni stories, student life, and campus happenings—for alumni and readers interested in MIT. Students, faculty, and staff contribute to Slice.

MIT Student Voices

christineChristina Bognet ’10 is majoring in neuroscience with a minor in writing. A sister in the Alpha Phi sorority, she lives in Baker House and is a coordinator and counselor for Camp Kesem at MIT, a camp for the children of cancer patients.

selfportrait_cropLarry Pang 13 is majoring in economics and management science. Hailing from Torrance, California, Larry plays on the varsity tennis team, dances for Dance Troupe, and is a member of CSC, SUMA, and Student Ambassadors. He loves photography, Italian food, and alternative music.

Faculty Voices

Patrick Henry Wpatrickinston 65, SM 67, PhD 70, Ford Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, studies how vision, language, and motor faculties account for intelligence. His personal Web site depicts diverse interests in the future of artificial intelligence, how to speak well, naval research, and fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups (FSILGs).

Alumni Association Office of Communications Voices


Nancy DuVergne Smith, editorial director, has served as a senior writer/editor at universities, newspapers, and a magazine. She teaches writing for the Web. Hobbies include reading the longest novels published in English and watercolor painting.

amyAmy Marcott, web writer/editor, has written for consumer, trade, and university publications and has a background in marketing, teaching, and creative writing. She is currently at work on a novel and also enjoys reading in her spare time. And watching too much TV.

livLiv Gold, multimedia writer/editor recently returned to Cambridge after a summer at the Denver Post and a year of journalism school in Manhattan. She loves bluegrass music and her favorite book is John Steinbeck’s East of Eden.

Special thanks to artist Paul Montie who originally created the slice of toast with MIT letters.

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