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David Grimes appointed to Digital Learning Lab Scientist

Grimes (PhD '17), an alum of the Field Group, was previously a Digital Learning Lab Fellow and Instructor.

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Organic Chemistry Research Groups Convene at the 2021 MIT Chemistry Organic Retreat Sponsored by Scott Denmark (SB ’75)

Now in its fourth year, the Organic Retreat aims to foster community, collaboration and engagement among the department's organic chemistry research groups.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

17 undergraduate Chemistry Majors were awarded their degrees and honored for their accomplishments in a Departmental Zoom Celebration on June 3, 2021.

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Ten Chemistry Students and Alumni Receive NSF Fellowships

Recipients of this prestigious award represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines from all U.S. states, commonwealths, and territories.

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Guadalupe Hayes-Mota (SB ’08) wins MIT’s Margaret L. A MacVicar Award

This prestigious award is given in recognition of innovation, dedication and meaningful impact for the Alumni Association or the Institute.

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Melanie Madeleine Rosay (1973 – 2020)

Rosay (PhD '01), passed away from metastatic breast cancer on November 16, 2020.

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Mikael Minier (PhD ’15), wins Science’s annual Dance Your PhD contest

A former member of Professor Stephen J. Lippard's lab, Minier was delighted to mix his passion for dance with his background in chemistry.

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Minjung Son wins 2021 Justin Jankunas Award

Son (PhD '20), an alum of the Schlau-Cohen Lab, is now a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Chemical & Engineering News celebrates Black chemists and chemical engineers

Chemistry alum Squire J. Booker (PhD '94) is among the Black chemists and chemical engineers highlighted in a special Trailblazers issue of C&EN.

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Katherine Lee (PhD ’96) named the 2020 recipient of the Henry Hill Award.

This award is given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society.

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Paul M. Cook (1924 – 2020)

Cook (SB '47), passed away peacefully on December 14, 2020, with his wife, Marcia, by his side.

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The discovery of a pioneering silicon gate technology by Robert E. Kerwin

Kerwin earned his SM degree in Chemistry from MIT in 1958.

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Mary Frances Wagley, dedicated educator and the first woman to join the MIT Corporation, dies at 93

One of the Institute’s earliest female graduates, Wagley was also the Alumni Association’s first female president.

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