On Sunday, May 29, 2016, graduating students and invited guests gathered at MacMillan Hall for the Chemistry Department Diploma Ceremony. Due to a large graduating class, this is the second year the ceremony was held in two parts: once for graduate degree recipients and again for baccalaureate degree candidates.
Congratulations to Zoe Greenburg and Claire Rhee, who will graduate on May 29, 2016 with Bachelors of Science, on receiving prestigious Fulbright Scholarships. Read the news story about Brown's 2016 Fulbright recipients.
Zoe Greenburg: Photo credit: Ashley McCabe
Zoe Greenburg, a chemistry concentrator, will travel to Spain with an English Teaching Assistantship.
On May 10, 2016, the department gathered to celebrate this past year's accomplishments of our students, faculty, and staff. The celebration began with conferral of undergraduate and graduate student awards and was followed by a reception.
Congratulations to all students who received awards!
Michelle Muzzio, a graduate student in Prof. Shouheng Sun's lab, has been awarded a 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) "recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education."
Laura L. Kiessling, Steenbock Professor of Chemistry and Laurens Anderson Professor of Biochemistry at U.W.-Madison, will give the 2016 Leallyn Burr Clapp Lecture at Brown on Thursday, April 28, 4-5 PM.
Clifford P. KubiakThe Department is excited to announce that Prof. Clifford P. Kubiak '75 has won the 2015 Fred Basolo Medal for Outstanding Research in Inorganic Chemistry. Prof. Kubiak received his Sc.B. in Chemistry with honors from Brown University in 1975. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego and holds the Harold C. Urey Chair in Chemistry title.