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Bionic 5k

CCB participates in the 2022 Bionic 5k

April 24, 2022

CCB members participated in the 2022 Bionic 5k race on Sunday, April 24. The Bionic 5k celebrates the power of technology to enable ALL people to run together, and was held this year in Harvard Square.  CCB was very happy to cover registration fees for those in our community who were  interested in joining and participating with our very own CCB team.  Funding was provided by the FAS Community Renewal Fund with special thanks to Dean Claudine Gay. Learn more about the race ...

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CCB Annual Holiday Gift Drive Benefits Heading Home

CCB Annual Holiday Gift Drive Benefits Heading Home

December 8, 2021

This year items donated to the annual CCB gift drive went to Heading Home, an organization who has a mission to “end homelessness in Greater Boston by providing a supported pathway to self-sufficiency that begins with a home, together with critical services such as life skills, financial literacy, and job training.” This year’s drive collected a mix of books, gift cards, and bedding items.

Heading Home provides emergency, transitional and permanent housing, and support services, to low-income homeless and formerly homeless families and individuals in the communities of Boston...

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Alessandra Canta wins Captain Jonathan Fay Prize

May 25, 2021

Alessandra Canta, a joint Chemistry and Astrophysics concentrator with a secondary field in MCB, has won the Captain Jonathan Fay Prize. Gregg Tucci, Director of Undergraduate Studies, recently shared this incredible news with the Department citing that this is the first time a Chemistry concentrator has won in more than thirty years.

Her thesis, “Unlocking the Key to Life: Observation and Formation of Nitriles in Protoplanetary Disks,” won three prizes this spring: the  Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Leo Goldberg Prize...

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