JasLynn Murphy aspires to become a research chemist, perhaps with the National Institutes of Health or the Department of Defense or the Environmental Protection Agency. Her undergraduate research with Dr. Stefanie Whitson at UTC prepared her for a summer internship in Washington, D.C., at the National Science Foundation – Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at Georgetown University. She’s also been selected to attend a program at MIT, DOW-MIT ACCESS, designed “to introduce students to the exciting possibilities of graduate-level education in chemical engineering, materials science, and chemistry.”
UTC alumnus Bradley McKeown had no idea a surprise was waiting in his campus mailbox at the University of Virginia where he’s studying for a doctorate in Chemistry. He received a letter informing him he had won The International Precious Metals Institute’s (IPMI) Bright Futures Award.
The UTC Chemistry Club showed students from Brown Academy just how fun science can be thanks to a recent grant from the American Chemical Society-Community Interaction Grant (ACS-CIG).
Dr. Gretchen Potts, UC Foundation Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, was selected as a finalist for the Supernova Award and she was recognized at the Odyssey 2012: Engineering a Dream Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. The Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation established the Supernova Award to “recognize women who have distinguished themselves in their professional career and serve as role models to the next generation of female Science, Technology, Engineering,…