Recent Student Awards in the Department of Chemistry

Posted: June 12th, 2015

Ellen Daugherty (PhDEllen candidate, Borch group) was recently named a 2015-2016 SoGES Sustainability Leadership Fellow.  These fellows receive state-of-the-art training in environmental communication and professional development skills. Ellen’s research aims to better understand some of the small-scale processes involved in carbon cycling, a major factor in global climate change. Congratulations Ellen!



Jeramy Jasmann was awarded the 2015 ACS Graduate Student Awards in Environmental Chemistry by the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations Jeramy!


Melissa Gray (B.S. 2015, McNaughton group) was recently awarded a NSF Graduate Research fellowship.   She graduated cum laude this spring with double majors – ACS certified chemistry and biochemistry.  She also minored in biomedical sciences and French.  During her undergraduate career, she conducted research in Brian McNaughton’s group, as well as a summer in Switzerland, and co-authored two papers. She is heading to grad school at Stanford this fall. Congratulations Melissa!


The CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium was held last month.  Jaclyn Adkins (Henry group) received the Physical Sciences Finalist Award.

Rachel Feeny (Henry group) received the 2nd Place People’s Choice Award.

Congratulations Jaclyn and Rachel!