Lisa McElwee-White featured on ACS Approval Program website

The newest CPT Profiles story recognizes Lisa McElwee-White as one of the four department chairs serving on the ACS Committee on Professional Training, the group that evaluates undergraduate chemistry programs and gives approval for the institution to grant ACS certified degrees. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/policies/acs-approval-program/news/cpt-profiles-department-chairs.html

Superior Accomplishment Award Winners

From the good news department… Congratulations to our Superior Accomplishment Award winners Jason Portmess and Kiersten Allison!!  These are university-wide awards that recognize efforts that go the extra mile and beyond the person’s normal assigned duties.  We are proud to have two winners of these very competitive awards in the department this year.

2021 Keaffaber Scholar Award

The Keaffaber Scholar Award recognizes the overall excellence in research and academic scholarship of one of our senior chemistry majors.  To be eligible for the award, the undergraduate must be research active within the Department of Chemistry and committed to pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry.  This year, the recipients of the Keaffaber Scholar Award are … Read more

2021 M.A. Battiste Award Announced

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 M. A. Battiste Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, sponsored by Petra Research, was awarded to Subhradeep Dutta. The award recognizes excellence in synthetic organic chemistry by a 3rd year graduate student who has completed their oral qualifying examination. Subhradeep’s work is focused on developing … Read more

2021 Jones Award Announced

The W. M. Jones Award for Originality and Creativity was endowed by Emeritus Professor William (“Bill”) M. Jones and each year acknowledges an original research proposal idea of a graduate student in the Organic, Inorganic, or Biochemistry Division. The award is judged based on three criteria: originality and impact of the scientific idea, quality and … Read more

2021 V.T. and Louise Jackson Summer Fellowship

The department is pleased to announce the recipients ofthe 2021 V.T. and Louise Jackson Summer Fellowship. Maria-Jose Ferrer received her Bachelor’s Degree from University ofHartford and is a member of Professor Russ Bowers’ research group.Her research focuses on integration of ultrasonic atomization withparahydrogen enhanced nuclear magnetic resonance as a means forsynthesizing hyperpolarized substrates for biomedical … Read more

2021 Dr. Howard and Brenda Sheridan Summer Fellowship

The department is pleased to announce the recipients ofthe Dr. Howard and Brenda Sheridan Summer Fellowship awards. Subhradeep Bhar received his Bachelor’s Degree from West BengalUniversity of Technology and his Master’s Degree from BirlaInstitute of Technology and is a member of Professor RebeccaButcher’s research group. His research focuses on discovering novelnatural products produced by roundworm … Read more