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From the Chemistry Department

Sumit Sinha Receives ACS 2022 Graduate Award in Theoretical Chemistry

We are pleased to recognize former graduate student Sumit Sinha, recipient of a 2022 Graduate Award in Theoretical Chemistry sponsored by the ACS Physical Chemistry subdivision and The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Sumit earned his doctorate under the supervision of Professor Dave Thirumalai earlier in 2022, and he is currently pursuing po...

Connor Saludares Receives NIH Research Supplement

Congratulations to graduate student Connor Saludares of the Krische Group, recipient of an NIH Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research. The Diversity Supplements Program is designed to facilitate the recruitment and training of promising scientists from diverse backgrounds.

Vincent Viviani Receives William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award

Vincent Viviani, graduate student in Kami Hull's research group, is a 2022 recipient of the William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Academic Employee Award. The award honors outstanding performance by graduate student academic employees.

Chemistry Graduate Student Awards Showcase 2021

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am delighted to present the Chemistry Graduate Student Award Showcase for 2021 to acknowledge and celebrate the major fellowships and awards received by our graduate students over the 2020-2021 academic year.  We are so proud of our students, both for their individual successes and their contributions to our depa...

Council of Graduate Chemist hosts successful fundraiser for Central Texas Food Bank

The Council of Graduate Chemists (CGC) hosted a holiday fundraising event for the Central Texas Food Bank in December, and met their fundraising goal of $3000. Top contributing groups for this event were the Webb Group, Rose Group, and Brodbelt Group. A big thank you from CGC to all who donated and boosted their fundraiser to support those in need ...