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 May 6, 2016

Christine Ziegler, Rachel Kasimer and Lauren Bolz win University awards!

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The 2016 Janet Howell Clark Prize is being awarded to Rachel Kasimer (CHM BS ’16). The Janet Howell Clark Prize is awarded annually to a senior woman who has shown the greatest promise in creative work in astronomy, biology, chemistry, or physics, and who has shown outstanding versatility in the mastery of allied fields. Selection is based on recommendations by the respective departments, which are evaluated by a committee appointed by the Dean of the College. The award consists of a cash prize and recognition at a special senior ceremony the Saturday of commencement. Rachel will also be recognized at the Chemistry Diploma Ceremony.

The 2016 Ayman Amin-Salem Memorial Prize is being awarded to Christine Ziegler (CHM BS, BMG BS ’16). This is awarded to a member of the senior class who best evidences the qualities of good character and good citizenship, such as decency, reliability, responsibility and congeniality. Preference may be given to students who also have an interest in Biology or the Biological Sciences, Art, Writing or Athletics. The award consists of a cash prize, certificate, and recognition at department Diploma Ceremonies.

2016 Catherine Block Memorial Fund Prize recipient is Lauren Bolz (CHM BS ’17). The Catherine Block Memorial Fund Prize was established in memory of Catherine Block, an exceptional Chemistry student here at the University. It is awarded each year to a woman in the junior class in recognition of her outstanding ability and achievement in the field of science. Selection is based on recommendations by the respective departments, which are evaluated by a committee appointed by the Dean of the College. The award consists of a cash prize. Lauren will be recognized at the Chemistry Fall Awards Ceremony at the first departmental get-together of the Fall semester.

Way to go ladies!

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