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Staff and Faculty Recognized as Outstanding

Posted: Jan 26, 2011

After enjoying a festive meal among colleagues and friends, attention turned to the podium where Dean Sommerfeldt honored both staff and faculty members at the College’s annual awards banquet held on Friday, January 21.

Nine staff members from the College were given University Service Awards, based on how many years of service they have given to the university. From Chemistry and Biochemistry: Janet Fonoimoana (5 years); Wayne Anderson (15); Keith Kling (25); and Bruce ...

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BYU Chemistry Alumnus Receives Utah Governors Medal for Science and Technology

Posted: Jan 21, 2011

D. Clark Turner, PhD, President and CEO of Aribex Inc., was awarded the Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology in a ceremony last night at Discovery Gateway. Utah Governor Gary Herbert made the presentation to Dr. Turner and six others for providing distinguished service that has benefited the State of Utah.

“I am privileged and grateful to be recognized among the other accomplished individuals who are receiving this most prestigious award tonight, and ...

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Biochem Prof Wins Award for Sponsored Funding

Posted: Jan 10, 2011

Recently at the Annual University Conference, Barry Willardson, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received the Sponsored Research Recognition Award. This was to recognize his outstanding achievements in scholarly activities funded by external funding for his research. Willardson’s work has focused on important research problems in medicine and health.

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Y Chem to Receive Honorable Mention

Posted: Oct 08, 2010

Y Chem, the student chapter of the Central Utah Section of the American Chemical Society at BYU, “has been selected to receive an honorable mention award for its activities conducted during the 2009-10 academic year,” a letter to Dr. Burton signed by Joseph Francisco, the president of the ACS, states.

“Lists of award-winning chapters will be published in Chemical & Engineering News and in In Chemistry, the student member magazine,” the letter went on to ...

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BYU Graduate Students Receive Recognition at Two International Conferences

Posted: Sep 16, 2010

News Release:

BYU graduate students, Landon A. Wiest and David S Jensen, in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, recently received recognition at two international conferences in the summer of 2010.

At HPLC 2010, in Boston, MA (June, 2010), Landon Wiest was nominated for the Csaba Horvath Young Scientist Award and was accordingly given an opportunity to share his research with the chromatography community by delivering a podium presentation. We estimate that 300 – 400 people ...

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Dr. Paul Savage Awarded Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Faculty Excellence in Research Award

Posted: Sep 09, 2010

BYU professor Dr Paul B Savage received the Reed M Izatt and James J Christensen Faculty Excellence in Research Award September 9 at 4 p.m. in W140 BNSN. At this time, he also presented a lecture about his research on the human innate immune system.

“The human innate immune system is tuned to recognize specific threats of infection and respond to infectious agents with lethal force,” Dr. Savage’s lecture abstract reads. “Recognition and ...

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Dr. Juliana Boerio-Goates Wins Utah Award in Chemistry

Posted: Aug 11, 2010

Dr Juliana Boerio-Goates, 28-year professor at BYU, was presented with the Utah Award in Chemistry by Tom Richmond of the American Chemical Society’s Salt Lake Section Wednesday, August 4 at an awards banquet in Salt Lake City.

The purpose of the award is to “recognize outstanding contributions to the chemical enterprise as reflected by excellence in research, technology, service to the ACS or its sections, and/or chemical education in any field of chemistry ...

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Dr. Delbert J. Eatough Wins Frank A. Chambers Excellence in Air Pollution Control Award

Posted: Jun 30, 2010

The Air & Waste Management Association held its 103rd Annual Conference & Exhibition the week of June 22-25 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Each year, the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) honors top environmental professionals for outstanding accomplishments and leadership in environmental service. These awards were established by the Association to encourage environmental professionals to serve as models for others and to further the mission and key objectives of A&WMA.

The Frank A. Chambers Excellence ...

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