Stephen Lippard Named Priestley Medalist
Stephen J. Lippard, the Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be the recipient of the 2014 Priestley Medal, the American Chemical Society’s most prestigious honor. Lippard, 72, is being recognized “for mentoring legions of scientists in the course of furthering the basic science of inorganic chemistry and paving the way for improvements in human health,” according to the society. Go to C&EN News
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On May 30, Harvard University conferred honorary degrees on six men and three women one of whom was JoAnne Stubbe, the Novartis Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biology at MIT.
Click here to read about the event in the Harvard Gazette.