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Congratulations 2021 recipients

Four Chemistry Graduate and Undergraduate Students Recognized for Leadership and Service

Two chemistry graduate students, Maetzin Cruz-Reyes and Rebeca Rodriguez, and two undergraduate chemistry majors, Meghan Cahill and Jeffy Jeffy are 2021 recipients of the President’s Student Leadership & Service Award (PSLSA).

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Two outstanding graduate students receive Overend Award in Physical Chemistry

Jiaxin Ning and Chris Warkentin have received the 2020-2021 Overend Award in Physical Chemistry. This award honors outstanding physical chemistry graduate student researchers.

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Rebeca Rodriguez honored with Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

Chemistry graduate student Rebeca “Becky” Rodriguez has received the Spring 2021 Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award.  Becky is the first recipient from the College of Science & Engineering in the 23-year history of the Josie R. Johnson award.

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Chemistry Climate, Community & Culture

The Department of Chemistry has unique features that set it apart and help its students, faculty, and staff thrive and succeed. The department fosters a diverse community and works hard to create an environment where involvement, collaboration, caring, and safety are the norm.