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Five MIT Chemistry faculty to give webinar on pivoting their research to combat COVID-19

The webinar, Course 5 on COVID-19, will be held on Monday, June 29, at 10:00 AM EDT.

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Robert Michael Williams (1953-2020)

Dr. Williams (PhD '79) passed away on May 13, 2020, after a two-year battle with prostate cancer.

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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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44 PhD Candidates Receive Doctoral Hoods at the 2020 Virtual Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and Degree Conferral Ceremony

The SM and PhD recipients of 2020 were honored with a departmental Zoom celebration, which was streamed live on YouTube, on May 27, 2020.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

23 undergraduate Chemistry Majors were awarded their degrees and honored for their accomplishments in a combined Departmental Zoom Celebration on May 28, 2020.

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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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Combating COVID-19 with Chemistry

Despite MIT's desolate campus, members of the Hong, Kiessling, Pentelute, Shalek, and Swager labs continue to pursue a solution to the global pandemic.

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Three Chemistry Seniors Selected for Induction to Phi Beta Kappa

Erin Grela, Samuel Solomon, and Ruth Tweedy will join the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

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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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Third annual Science Slam becomes first virtual Research Slam

Nine biology alumni had just three minutes and one slide to awe the audience and judges.

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Surendranath and Willard receive Tenure

Professors Yogesh Surendranath and Adam Willard have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2020.

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Nineteen 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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