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David V. Dearden Receives Award

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

On November 13, 2014, Dr. Dearden was presented with the Reed M. Izatt & James J. Christensen Faculty Excellence in Research Award.  After receiving the award, he presented a lecture titled "Supramolecular Chemistry in the Gas Phase."

This award, given every two years and recognizes the research accomplishments of a faculty member in the BYU Department of Chemistry and Biochemsitry. Recent recipients include Dr. Adam T. Woolley (2012), Dr. Paul B. Savage (2010) and Dr ...

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Three Students Win Awards at 2014 SciX Conference

Posted: Oct 13, 2014

This year's conference was a great success for Dr. Paul Farnsworth's research group. 

The 2014 SciX Conference (September 28-October 3), held in Reno, Nevada, was a great success for Dr. Farnsworth’s research group.  The conference, which stands for “The Great Scientific Exchange,” is held annually at a different North American location and draws scientists from around the world. SciX is sponsored by the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS).

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Three Chemistry Professors Receive University Awards

Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Professors Adam Woolley, Steven Graves and Barry Willardson each received awards from the University for their effective work here at BYU. 

Click to read the article about Adam Woolley.

Click to read the article about Barry Willardson.

Click to read the article about Steven Graves.

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Unexpected Path to a Well-Deserved Honor

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Dr. Milton Lee was recently awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from LCGC Europe at the International Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography Conference in Bruges, Belgium.

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Charlotte Reininger Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

Charlottle Reininger, a junior in Dr. Farnsworth's lab, has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 to sophomores or juniors studying mathematics, science or engineering.

The scholarship was designed to encourage students to pursue careers in the three areas, and to contribute to the knowledge base for each community. Each year, four applicants are chosen by the university to be submitted for selection at the national level ...

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Dr. Macedone Recognized by the University Accessibility Center

Posted: Mar 04, 2014

Each year, the University Accessibility Center recognizes two faculty members for extraordinary service to BYU students with disabilities. This year, department member Jeffrey H. Macedone and G. Bruce Schaalje of the Statistics Department were selected.

The award winners were honored at the UAC’s Annual Awards Banquet in the Wilkinson Student Center where a donation was made to the college of each recipient to fund student mentoring experiences.

“The entire event was focused on encouraging ...

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Dr. Ess Receives Faculty Young Scholar Award

Posted: Mar 04, 2014

Ess was nominated because of his excellent teaching style and his remarkable level of productivity in research.

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Dr. Matthew C. Asplund receives Nichols-Butler University Citizen Award

Posted: Nov 20, 2013

Dr. Matthew C. Asplund was awarded the Nichols-Butler University Citizenship Award on October 29, 2013, which recognizes a faculty member that exemplifies having balance between religious commitment, academic achievement and education in the broadest sense.

The late Eliot Butler and his wife Ann set up the award to recognize the contributions of Professor Joseph Nichols and to honor a faculty member in the department who has demonstrated a clear understanding of and dedication to the ...

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