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Paul Cesana smiles in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Paul Cesana

Chemistry Graduate Student Paul Cesana describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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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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A group of students conduct magical experiments in a classroom.

MIT’s Annual Campus Preview Weekend Entertains Prospective Students with ‘Marvelous Molecules in Play’ Chemistry Demonstrations

Dr. John Dolhun (PhD '73), Director of the Undergraduate Teaching Lab, treated an audience to a magical series of experiments.

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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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Phi Beta Kappa to Induct Twelve Chemistry Seniors

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

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Eighteen 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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Katie Pelham sits on a wooden chair with a black longhaired daschund in her lap.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Katie Pelham

Chemistry Graduate Student Katie Pelham describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Nicole Angehrn

Chemistry Graduate Student Nicole Angehrn describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Anne Serby works in a lab setting in 1980 as depicted in a black and white photo.

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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Charles Black and Anna Beck stand side by side wearing blue lab coats, protective eyewear, and gloves.

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators: First Year Students Make Unique Penicillins

5.301 Laboratory Chemistry Techniques provides undergraduate first year students a lab experience from theory to useful products in antibiotic synthesis.

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Ashton Davis smiles behind a beagle.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashton Davis

Chemistry Graduate Student Ashton Davis describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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A man in a suit (Moungi Bawendi) speaks to a packed lecture hall, standing before three display screens.

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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