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Three graduate students honored in NSF graduate fellowship competition

Three Chemistry graduate students were recognized in the 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) this year. Clara Kirkvold is a recipient of the GRFP award, which provides stipend and tuition support for three years of graduate studies


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Nicholas Garcia awarded a DoE Office of Science Graduate Research Award

Nicholas Garcia, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in the lab of Prof. Connie Lu, has been awarded a Department of Energy SCGSR Award. This award includes the opportunity to travel to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to explore actinide chemistry in the laboratory of Dr. Jaqueline Kiplinger.


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Dr. Evan Beaumier has been awarded the Department of Chemistry’s 2020 Best Thesis Award

Dr. Evan Beaumier has been awarded the Department of Chemistry’s 2020 Best Thesis Award for his dissertation entitled, “Early Transition Metal-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer Reactions,” for work carried out in the Tonks research group.


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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.