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It’s about this time every year that the sophomore class of MIT undergraduates gets excited about the unveiling of their own Brass Rat.  The Brass Rat is what we call MIT’s class ring. It’s been a tradition to get the ring in the spring of your second year at the Institute since 1929. Even though each ring maintains key features— like the Great Dome, the school mascot, and the school’s seal— a committee of students redesign the precise mold every year to make it unique to their shared experience at MIT. Before the ring became a tradition, however, the school...

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Stan Lee and the other creative directors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have leaned heavily on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for inspiration. Here are some of MIT’s most famous (fictional) super alumni.

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