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Department of Chemistry launches 5.02x: General Chemistry II

General Chemistry II: Chemical Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Transition Metals, aka 5.02x, debuted on the EdX platform on September 9, 2021.

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Who’s Who in HQ: Senior Individual Giving Officer Corrie Lefebvre

Who's Who in HQ is an ongoing series that serves to highlight familiar faces in Chemistry Headquarters.

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Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Lab hibernates fume hoods, drastically reducing energy costs

Putting 58 fume hoods to sleep while unused results in substantial energy savings.

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Departments of Chemistry and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Welcome Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer EmmaLee Pallai

EmmaLee will disseminate best practices and promote shared values of excellence, community, equity, belonging, openness, integrity, and mutual respect.

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Seven members of the Chemistry Community receive Mentorship Spotlight Award

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

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Brian Pretti, Amanda Trainor, and Macall Zimmerman win 2021 Infinite Mile Awards

Infinite Mile Awards are given annually by the School of Science in recognition of exceptional staff members.

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David D’Amore Promoted to Financial Coordinator

David joined the Department in 2017.

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Senior Individual Giving Officer Liz McGrath retires

Liz spent twenty-one years in the Department of Chemistry.

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Corrie Lefebvre to its Staff

Corrie will serve as Senior Individual Giving Officer to the Department of Chemistry.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week will be from March 1 - March 5, 2021. This graphic depicts that.

Random Acts of Kindness Week 2021 | March 1 through March 5, 2021

RAK Week is a time dedicated to connecting members of the MIT community through small acts of kindness.

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Donated instrument provides undergraduate chemistry students high-level research experience

Cutting edge-tool reserved exclusively for students is fast, efficient, and environmentally friendly.

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Jennifer Wong Promoted to Financial Administrator

Jennifer joined the department in 2018.

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The Show Must Go On Zoom: Chemistry’s annual Karaoke Holiday Party went virtual for 2020

Thanks to student and staff coordination, not even a global pandemic could stop the Department of Chemistry's annual karaoke-infused holiday extravaganza.

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