Prof. Hutchison wins Cottrell Scholar Award

Congratulations to Dr. Hutchison for being awarded a 2012 Cottrell Scholar Award by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) for his proposal titled “Molecular Piezoelectrics: Building Responsive Electromechanical Materials from the Bottom Up.”

This award is meant to recognize exceptional ability and drive to integrate teaching with research among professors at major research universities. Along with the receipt of a grant, Dr. Hutchison has been accepted into the Cottrell Scholars Collaborative, a group with over 250 like-minded professors focused on the necessity for continued improvements in the teaching of science in an increasingly competitive global arena.

Congratulations Dr. Hutchison!


Paula wins an Honorable Mention for the NSF GRF

This Spring, Paula was awarded and Honorable Mention for her application to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship. This program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported sciences.

With the competitiveness of the program, an Honorable Mention is a nice achievement. Congratulations Paula!

Terry Wins the American Institue of Chemists Award

This Spring, undergraduate researcher Terry Paske was awarded the American Institute of Chemists Award.  Nominated and chosen by faculty members, the AIC seeks to recognize demonstrated ability, leadership, and promise in outstanding Seniors studying chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering.

This is an outstanding achievement- congratulations Terry!

Tamika Wins Safford Fellowship

Congratulations to Tamika Madison on winning a Safford Award for Excellence as a Graduate Student Teacher!

Tamika has taught numerous classes on the undergraduate level, including general chemistry, organic chemistry, and introductory chemistry.  She continues to teach at present and succeeds in demonstrating teaching excellence on a daily basis.