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Twelve MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2020-2021

Honor recognizes faculty mentors who devote true attention to students’ well-being.

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Erin Erhart and Francesca Vaccaro named 2020 RISE Award Winners

The awards celebrate MIT faculty, staff, and students on their work with diversity, inclusion and social justice and off campus.

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Alexander Alabugin named 2020 Hertz Fellow

Alabugin (SB '20) has been named one of sixteen 2020 Fellows by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

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Seven from MIT win 2020 Hertz Fellowships

Award recognizes scholars who pursue graduate studies focusing on “bold, risk-taking research.”

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Michele Harris named a COVID-19 Hero by the School of Science

Harris, Chemistry's Human Resources Administrator, was nominated for this prize for “being the glue that holds our remote staff together”.

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Three Chemistry Seniors Selected for Induction to Phi Beta Kappa

Erin Grela, Samuel Solomon, and Ruth Tweedy will join the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

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Susan Solomon earns Killian Award, MIT’s highest faculty honor

Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”

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Nineteen 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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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Award recognizes talents and leadership qualities of young faculty in the chemical sciences.

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Xiao Wang named 2020 Searle Scholar

Wang was awarded for her work in visualizing and understanding RNA modifications in brain function by in situ sequencing.

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Alex Shalek wins Edgerton Faculty Award

Professor of chemistry and IMES core member is recognized for his leadership and pioneering spirit.

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School of Science announces 2020 Infinite Mile Awards

Ten staff members recognized for dedication to School of Science and to MIT.

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Undergraduate Teaching Lab wins SafetyStratus College and University Health and Safety Award

The award is given annually by the American Chemical Society.

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