A special thanks to Jim Harton (’74) for his very generous donation to the Chemistry Department to provide endowed support for student engagement in chemical industry.
Congratulations to the following faculty members for their recent accomplishments: Rebecca Alexander was promoted to Full Professor, effective July 01, 2013; Angela King, Marcus Wright & Uli Bierbach received funding from the Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation (to incorporate MNova Suite, Predict, Verity and MS Software into the undergraduate organic chemistry curriculum); and Bruce King…
Congratulations to the following chemistry majors and their faculty mentors, who received Wake Forest Research Fellowships from URECA for summer research projects: Connor Crowley & Dominik Haja (Dos Santos); Dwaine Hodges (A. Jones); Kate Culbreath (P. Jones); Laura Hutchins (Bierbach); Rosalva Castrejon‐Garcia (Day); Will Jones (Donati); and Zhening Liu (Lachgar & Gross).
Alec Christian, a junior from Salem, Conn., who studies organic chemistry, was recently awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. Christian was selected as one of 271 math, science and engineering students from around the country to receive the award for the 2013-2014 school year. Click Here to read more.
Congratulations to Patricia Dos Santos, who has been awarded a Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Faculty Fellowship (July 1, 2013 ‐ June 30, 2015) from the college, in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments as a teacher‐scholar.
“The inaugural WFU Science Olympics were held on the Reynolda Campus on Sat., Apr. 6. The Chemistry team of undergraduates (left-to-right) Mark Gerelus, Grant Backerman, Zachary Hood, Alec Christian, Mubhij Ahmad, and Omar Elsayed-Ali (behind the camera) won the overall competition and proudly display the unicorn trophy!”
Congratulations to student members of our department: undergraduate Alec Christian was awarded the prestigious national Barry S Goldwater Scholarship for 2013, and graduate student Bruna Selbach received the 1st place award for her poster in the Basic Science division at the WFU Graduate Student Research Day.
This conference, funded in-part by revenue from athletic events, focuses on undergraduate research and scholarship at the 12 ACC member schools and represents the power and synergy that can exist between athletics and academics. Click here to visit the 8th annual ACC Meeting of the Mind.
Congratulations to Abdou Lachgar, who has received an award from the WFU Science Research Fund for his proposal “Enhancing the performance of heterogeneous photocatalyst materials for water splitting,” for the period from May 01, 2013 ‐ Apr. 30, 2014. Christa Colyer also received a Science Research Fund award for the same period for her proposal…
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