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Nine MIT School of Science professors receive tenure for 2020

Professors earn tenure in the departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

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Letter regarding efforts to address systemic racism at MIT

The following letter was sent to the MIT community on July 1, 2020 by President L. Rafael Reif.

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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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Dietmar Seyferth, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 91

Inorganic chemist and MIT professor for over 40 years was “a bedrock of the organometallic community”.

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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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QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2020-21

Ranked at the top for the ninth straight year, the Institute also places first in 12 subject areas.

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New technology enables fast protein synthesis

Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.

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Inside the new world of online dissertation defenses

Emojis, grandmas logging in, and kudos from strangers: How MIT students have finished their PhDs during the pandemic.

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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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Daniel Kemp, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 83

Organic chemist and MIT professor for over 40 years was “a sui generis renaissance man.”

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Ramachandra Dasari, associate director of the GR Harrison Spectroscopy Lab, dies at 87

MIT scientist for over 50 years was a cherished mentor who published nearly 400 papers on topics from laser science to non-invasive biomedical diagnosis.

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Six from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2020

Prestigious honor society announces more than 250 new members.

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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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