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 April 19, 2019

Lauren VanGelder awarded Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Research

Lauren VanGelderLauren VanGelder, graduate student in the Matson Group, was awarded the 2019 Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Research from Iota Sigma Pi, National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry.

This award recognizes outstanding achievement in chemical research by a woman graduate studentThe candidate must present original research that can be described by one of the main chemical divisions. The award consists of $500, a certificate, and a waiver of Iota Sigma Pi membership dues for one year. The award will be presented at a local meeting of Iota Sigma Pi or the American Chemical Society or at a suitable time arranged with the department chair of the awardee.

Anna Louise Hoffman was National Secretary of Iota Sigma Pi for two terms from 1948-1954, was a member of Radium Chapter, and served for many years up to her death in 1974 as ΙΣΠ Regional Director for Region V (Eastern). She was honored just three years later in 1977 when National Council authorized the Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Research.

Congratulations Lauren!

 


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