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Nine MIT School of Science professors receive tenure for 2020

Professors earn tenure in the departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

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Letter regarding efforts to address systemic racism at MIT

The following letter was sent to the MIT community on July 1, 2020 by President L. Rafael Reif.

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Twelve MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2020-2021

Honor recognizes faculty mentors who devote true attention to students’ well-being.

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Charles E. Kolb, Jr. (1945-2020)

Kolb (SB '67) passed away on January 5, 2020, after a short illness.

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Bawendi paper published in Nature Biomedical Engineering

The paper, Non-invasive monitoring of chronic liver disease via near-infrared and shortwave-infrared imaging of endogen, was published online on June 22, 2020.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Maria Castellanos Morales

Chemistry Graduate Student Maria Castellanos Morales describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Gisele Andree

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

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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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Dietmar Seyferth, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 91

Inorganic chemist and MIT professor for over 40 years was “a bedrock of the organometallic community”.

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Alexander Alabugin named 2020 Hertz Fellow

Alabugin (SB '20) has been named one of sixteen 2020 Fellows by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

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Seven from MIT win 2020 Hertz Fellowships

Award recognizes scholars who pursue graduate studies focusing on “bold, risk-taking research.”

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QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2020-21

Ranked at the top for the ninth straight year, the Institute also places first in 12 subject areas.

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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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