Chemistry and Biochemistry
Departmental News: Winter 2004
News: The department will host a reception
for alumni at the ACS meeting in Philadelphia. The
ACS Alumni Hour will be held in the Philadelphia Convention
Center from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. on Monday night, August
23. Several Faculty members will be present including
the news Department Chair, Christopher D. Spilling
and Lawrence Barton. We hope you will be able to stop
by the reception. Please read the letter from Professor Barton
Lawrence Barton (photo) received a Boron in the
Americas IX Award at the conference in San Marcos
Texas in May, 2004. Boron in the Americas is held
biennially in North America. The award which consists
of a plaque is given typically to two boron chemists
at each meeting. Last year the recipients were F.
Gordon Stone, G. J. Kodama and Nicos A. Petasis. Also
honored at last year's meeting were Nobel Laureates
Herbert C. Brown, William N. Lipscomb and George A.
Olah. More information is available on the
"Boron in the Americas" web site.
Jean Huhmann-Vincent, (BA 1992, Ph.D. 1997) to give the 2004 Distinguished
Alumni Lecture on Monday, May 3, 2004.
Zhi Xu wins the University of Missouri System's 2004
Faculty Entrepreneur of the Year Award. More......Dr.
Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanish Memorial
Professor and Professor of Chemistry at the California
Institute of technology to give The Seventh Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture on
Monday, March 15, 2004..New
UMSL Chemist is sent to the printer......View a preview copy.Donna
Kramer is chosen as the UMSL Empoyee of the Month
Nigam Rath is promoted to Research Professor.
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