Three Honored in “Solutions for Future Earth” Competition

Three MICDS students are being honored for their participation in the Molecular Frontiers Journal student competition on “Solutions for Future Earth.” Congratulations to Sam Baumohl ’22, Palmer Mihalevich ’20 and Jonah Zacks ’21! Sam received the Exceptional Mention honor and was acknowledged during the Symposium on the Planet Earth program while his poster hung at the conference. Palmer and Jonah received Honorary Mentions and have a chance for their essays to be included in an upcoming book which will be published by World Scientific. All three students served as ambassadors to the program.


The official announcement shares, “The competition, aimed at students between the ages of 13–18, drew submissions from students around the world who opined on a wide range of topics representing challenges or opportunities that they believe the planet will be facing ahead. The entries were reviewed by members of the Molecular Frontiers Journal’s Editorial Board and were judged according to their originality, presentation of concept, development of solutions, impact and feasibility of implementation.”