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Major New Instruments Installed in the Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory

Donated by Professor Brad Pentelute through the generosity of the Alumni Class Funds, the instruments are now up and running for users of the UGTL.

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Instrumentation in a pandemic: How the Department of Chemistry Instrumentation Facility rapidly adapted to Covid-19

Rotating reservation systems and strict social distancing helped the DCIF experience as little interruption as possible.

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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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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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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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Dolhun and Mueller paper published in the Journal of Chemical Education

The paper, Combination of X-ray Diffraction and Specific Rotation to Unequivocally Characterize Carvone Semicarbazone, was published on April 23, 2020.

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Unused Personal Protective Equipment donated to local hospitals

Research groups from the Department of Chemistry donated their unused PPE to Boston hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Who’s Who in HQ: Senior Administrative Assistant Shannon Wagner

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

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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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Chemistry Department Welcomes Michelle Contos to its Staff

Michelle joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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Tyler Brezler to receive 2020 MIT Excellence Award for Innovative Solutions

Brezler, Chemistry Headquarters' Financial Officer, will receive the award at the MIT Excellence Award ceremony on March 12, 2020.

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Eric Vandenberghe to its Staff

Eric joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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