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Dr. Douglas J. Henderson Awarded the Title “Doctor Honoris Causa” (Honored Doctor) of the Institute for Condensed Matter Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Posted: May 10, 2010

Dr Douglas J Henderson has been awarded the title “Doctor honoris causa” (honored doctor) of the Institute for Condensed Matter Physics (ICMP) of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. 

According to a letter from the ICMP Dr. Henderson was awarded this honorary degree for “outstanding contribution to the statistical theory of liquid state of matter, for [his] role in the development of statistical physics and in the strengthening of scientific ties between the North ...

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Annual Awards Banquet

Posted: Apr 12, 2010

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry held its annual awards banquet on April 8 in the garden court of the Wilkinson Student Center. Attendees included award recipients, 2010 graduates, and department faculty and staff.

Dinner was served by BYU catering followed by the presentation of the awards. The awards are listed below:
Central Utah Section American Chemical Society Awards-Presented by Allen Buskirk
Spring Research Conference- Recognizes the top presenters in the chemistry sections of ...

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Matthew Winterton Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Posted: Apr 09, 2010

Matthew T. Winterton, one of about 300 Goldwater Scholarship winners nationwide for 2010, is a junior BYU Biochemistry major from Alpharetta, Georgia. Based on his academic record, Matt received a National Institutes of Health biomedical research internship for Summer 2009 in Bethesda, Maryland, where he worked with Dr. Daniel Fowler studying the immunology of stem cell transplantation in cancer therapy.

“I absolutely loved my internship,” said Matt. “I worked with a post-doctoral student and I ...

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Dr. Reed M. Izatt Receives 2010 Special Recognition Award

Posted: Mar 11, 2010

Dr Reed M Izatt was selected as a recipient for the 2010 Special Recognition Award from the Brigham Young University Emeriti Alumni Association. The award was presented to him at an awards ceremony and luncheon Saturday March 6, 2010, by Stanley Peterson, President of the Association.

Each year the Emeriti Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni for their achievements, leadership, and service. The program for the awards ceremony included the following information about Dr. Izatt:

“Reed ...

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Chemistry Professor Honored with Award

Posted: Dec 04, 2009

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are pleased to announce that Dr Paul Farnsworth has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Applied Spectrometry (SAS).

The award was formally presented at the 2009 Federation of Analytical Chemis­try and Spectroscopy Societies meeting in Lousiville, Ky., on October 20th.
Farnsworth received the award primar­ily in recognition of his twelve years of service as editor of ...

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Dr. George Whitesides, Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Faculty Excellence in Research Award

Posted: Oct 16, 2009

Dr. George M. Whitesides of Harvard University will present the Reed M. Izatt & James J. Christensen lectures on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and Wednesday, Nov. 4. The lecture on Tuesday will be held at 7 p.m. in B092 of the JFSB. Wednesday's lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in room W140 of the Benson Science Building.

George M. Whitesides was born August 3, 1939 in Louisville, KY. He received an A ...

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2009 Chemistry and Biochemistry Awards Banquet

Posted: Apr 28, 2009

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department hosted its 2009 Awards banquet on April 8. The catered dinner included winners from the Spring Research Conference as well as undergraduate awards, undergraduate research awards, graduate student awards and graduate research fellowships. Winners are as listed below. Spring Research Conference winners were Marie Chilton (co- with Allen), Na Li, Elisabeth Pound, Changna Wang, Jie Xuan, Thomas Ence, Jon Low, Allen Nicholson (co- with Marie) and Michael Wood. The ACS ...

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