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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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Guadalupe Hayes-Mota named one of the Most Inspiring People in the Life Science Industry by PharmaVOICE

Mota (SB '08) is currently Director of Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical.

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Deborah Zamble (1971 – 2020)

Zamble (PhD '99) passed away on July 6, 2020, following an unexpected brain hemorrhage.

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Student Sustainability Journeys: Gabriela Cazares

Gabriela Cazares (SB '20) came to MIT from Mission, Texas, where she was already thinking about the impact she could have on the planet.

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Charles E. Kolb, Jr. (1945-2020)

Kolb (SB '67) passed away on January 5, 2020, after a short illness.

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