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 May 7, 2013

Chemistry Alums, Katherine Garner, Matthew DeMars, II, and Jonathan Goldberg Receive Honors!

Chemistry alumna Katherine Garner, '11/T5, (BS, Chemistry; minor, ASL) has won a 2013-14 Carnegie Junior Fellowship. She is the first-ever UR student or alumna to receive this prestigious and extremely competitive fellowship. Only 8-10 Carnegie Junior Fellows are chosen each year. Kate will serve as a research assistant to a senior fellow in the Energy & Climate Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, where she will help produce policy papers, op ed pieces, briefs for Congressional committees, and interact with government and international officials. More about Kate can be found on the University website using the link to the right.

On another note, two 2012 graduates received an Honorable Mention in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program (NSF GRF): Matthew DeMars, II, '12 (BA, Chemistry, research with Professor Fasan; now at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor studying the Chemistry of Life Processes) and Jonathan Goldberg, '12 (BS, Chemistry, research with Professor Holland; now at the University of Washington studying Sustainable Chemistry).

Congratulations to all our alums!