Awards

The department's collection of current and past award recipients, including undergraduate student awards and scholarships, and graduate student awards. Recipients are listed by award title, year received, and student name. 

2022 Awards

Thomas M. Farley Chemistry Awards

A top student in each of the Principles of Chemistry courses (CHEM 1210 and 1220). These awards are meant to encourage continued progression from general chemistry into organic chemistry.

Justus Rammell

Justus Rammell

Jeremy Chin

Jeremy Chin

Tamm Bahr

Tamma Bahr

Spencer Fairbanks

Spencer Fairbanks

Sophia Leavitt

Sophia Leavitt

Jeffrey Blotter

Jeffrey Blotter

 

 

 

 

Alumni Achievement Award - 2021

The purpose of the Alumni Achievement Award is to recognize alumni from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry who have shown excellence in their careers. Recipients may receive the award as recognition for completing or nearing the completion of a long and distinguished career or as an emerging leader in chemistry and biochemistry. 

Dale Christiansen

Dale Christiansen

Anastassia Alexandrova

Anastassia Alexandrova

Irving Condie Frost Awards in Organic Chemsitry

This award is given to the top departmental majors in the Organic Chemistry series (CHEM 2310 and 2320).

Madysen Gray

Madysen Gray

Jackson Morley

Jackson Morley

Bella Lonardo

Bella Lonardo

Garth L. and Lila Lee Scholars

Three awards will be given to departmental chemistry and biochemistry majors who have demonstrated outstanding command of chemical science. 

Caleb Swain

Caleb Swain

Joshua Lowry

Joshua Lowry

Joseph Halling

Joseph Halling

Marjorie H. Gardner Teaching Award - Graduate

This award is given to outstanding Teaching Assistants in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This award is given in memory of Dr. Marjorie H. Gardner. 

Ashlie Kinross

Ashlie Kinross

 

 

Joel Ashton

American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry

This award is given to the top graduating senior majoring in either chemistry or biochemistry who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry based on a combination of research experience, coursework and a desire to pursue a career in chemistry.

Recipient

Joel Ashton

Evah Peard

Harris O. and Eleanor Y. Van Orden Award in Analytical Chemistry; ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry 

This award is given to the top departmental major in analytical chemistry (quantitative or instrumental). The recipient of this award will also receive the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry. 

Recipient

Evah Peard

Emma Lindley

Harris O. and Eleanor Y. Van Orden Award in Biochemistry

The top departmental major in the General Biochemistry series will be awarded a monetary award. 

Recipient

Emma Lindley

Caleb Swain

Harris O. and Eleanor Y. Van Orden Award in Inorganic Chemistry

This award is given to the top departmental major in inorganic chemistry. 

Recipient

Caleb Swain

Evah Peard

Harris O. and Eleanor Y. Van Orden in Physical Chemistry; ACS Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Award

This is awarded to the top departmental major in Physical Chemistry. The recipient of this award will also receive the ACS Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Physical Chemistry.

Recipient

Evah Peard

Emma Lindley

Maeser-Bauer Outstanding Graduating Senior in Biochemistry

This award is presented to a graduating senior biochemistry major, who has demonstrated outstanding academic abilities and who has made significant contributions as a researcher and as a member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry community. 

Recipient

Emma Lindley

Portedr Ellis

Maeser-Bauer Outstanding Graduating Senior in Chemistry

This award is presented to a graduating senior chemistry major who has demonstrated outstanding academic abilities and who has made significant contributions as a researcher and as a member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry community. 

Recipient

Porter Ellis

Kaylee Munns

The American Institute of Chemists Foundation Undergraduate Award

This award is presented to a senior student in recognition of a demonstrated record of leadership, ability, character, and scholastic achievement. 

Recipient

Kaylee Munns

Matt Armbrust

Undergraduate Research Award

This award is presented to departmental majors who have obtained significant research results in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The recipient(s) are awarded a 1-year undergraduate student membership to the American Chemical Society.

Recipient

Matt Armbrust

Maksim Kulichenko

Outstanding Graduate Student in Chemistry - Graduate

This award is given to a student within their last year of graduate study in chemistry, who has demonstrated outstanding research and academic achievement. ominating institution.

Recipient

Maksim Kulichenko

Yuqin Qian

Outstanding Graduate Student in Chemistry - Graduate

This award is given to a student within their last year of graduate study in chemistry, who has demonstrated outstanding research and academic achievement. 

Recipient

Yuqin Qian

Jesse Brown

Early Research Progress in Biochemistry and Chemisty - Graduate

This award is given to a graduate student in chemistry who has obtained exciting
research results prior to completing their oral comprehensive exam

Recipient

Jesse Brown