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Removing his physics lecture videos! Who thinks that punishing others with this is the right response?MIT is cutting ties with retired professor Walter Lewin after determining that the physicist, whose lectures had made him a beloved teacher and minor Internet star, had sexually harassed at least one student online.
The woman was taking one of Lewin’s classes on edX, the online learning platform started by Harvard and MIT.
MIT is also removing Lewin’s lecture videos and other course materials from edX and MIT OpenCourseWare indefinitely, “in the interest of preventing any further inappropriate behavior.”