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Jeremiah Johnson (Left) and Heather Kulik (Right) smile in their respective headshots.

Jeremiah Johnson and Heather Kulik among the winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2024 Materials Chemistry Horizon Prize

The prize was given for demonstrating the potential and impact of embedded mechanochemical reactivity on the mechanical limits of cross-linked polymer networks.

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Headshots of the winners of the Spring 2024 Mentorship Spotlight Award, arranged in two rows.

Seven Invaluable Mentors receive Spring 2024 Mentorship Spotlight Awards

The winners were nominated by students, postdocs, faculty, and staff in recognition of their exceptional commitment to mentorship.

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Researchers detect a new molecule in space

Such discoveries help researchers better understand the development of molecular complexity in space during star formation.

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New exhibits showcase trailblazing MIT women

Materials from MIT’s Distinctive Collections reveal stories of women at the Institute.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week 2024

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week is a time dedicated to connecting members of the MIT community through small acts of kindness.

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Moungi Bawendi delivers Nobel Lecture to the MIT Community

On Thursday, February 8, members of the MIT Community and alumni were treated to a lecture by 2023 Nobel Laureate Professor Moungi Bawendi.

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Dr. Jill Alty brings to life a new conference to showcase polymer research by women

The inaugural Polymer Women Empowerment & Research (PoWER) conference will be held at Northwestern University from July 11-12, 2024.

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Researchers discover new channels to excite magnetic waves with terahertz light

Discovery provides new insights into the ultrafast control of magnetic materials, with potential to enable next-generation information processing technologies.

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Seven Commendable Mentors honored with Mentorship Spotlight Awards

The Department of Chemistry presents this award to members of the staff, postdoctoral, and student community who demonstrate outstanding mentorship.

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The logo of the podcast features an aerial view of a coffee mug filled with the galaxy instead of coffee. Red and blue capital letters spell out ASTROCHEM COFFEE.

Brett McGuire launches Astrochem Coffee podcast

Hosted by McGuire and a parade of guests, Astrochem Coffee covers a bevy of topics and current events in the field of astrochemistry.

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From Right: Katharina Ribbeck, Frank Laukien, Laura Kiessling, Jessica Stark, Barbara Imperiali, Matt Shoulders, Richard Cummings, and Tobi Oni smile in a group shot.

GlycoMIT Symposium celebrates advancements in glycobiology

Glyco enthusiasts from MIT and beyond recently gathered in Bartos Theatre to enjoy presentations of the latest advancements in glycobiology research.

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Photos: Moungi Bawendi’s first day as a Nobel laureate

A look at how the MIT professor spent his day after learning he had won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present.

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