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Graduate Student Veronica Hubble Receives Travel Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Veronica Hubble, a fourth-year graduate student in the lab of Christian Melander, George & Winifred Clark Professor, is the recipient of a 2019 American Chemical Society Women Chemists Committee (WCC)/Eli Lilly Travel Award. This travel award provides funding to attend scientific meetings; Hubble will be traveling to the 2019 ACS National Meeting in Orlando, FL.  Along with travel support, award winners present at a special poster session, attend a winner’s reception, and are invited to a WCC luncheon and a WCC dinner at the ACS meeting.…

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8th Annual HCRI Cancer Research Day

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Please join us at HCRI's 8th Annual Cancer Research Day! 

Research Day is an excellent opportunity to learn about cancer research being conducted in our community. This event includes a poster session, lectures, and a Keynote Address.

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Students may apply for a “trip of a lifetime” in the Galápagos Islands

Author: Colleen Wilcox

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Students are invited to compete and apply for a trip to the Galápagos Islands to trace steps that Charles Darwin took on his path to discovery. The week-long trip takes place August 3-9 and is open to Notre Dame undergraduates (rising juniors or rising seniors) in any field of study. Applications are due February 1.

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The Naturalist: Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, CSC

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

Chemistry was a fine preoccupation for the Holy Cross priest whose research yielded numerous explosions and the smelly, oily marrow of synthetic rubber. But Julius Nieuwland’s first love was botany.

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Burns appointed as honorary professor at top Chinese university

Author: Allison Preston

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Peter Burns, Henry J. Massman professor, concurrent professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and director of the Center for Sustainable Energy and director of the Actinide Center of Excellence, was appointed as an Honorary Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.

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