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2012 News & Features

Chemistry Professor Named ACS Fellow

Richard V. Williams, UI Professor of Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

The ACS Fellows Program was created in 2008 “to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.

The selection of ACS Fellows is based on documented excellence and leadership in BOTH of two areas:

  • Excellence and leadership that have a lasting beneficial impact in science, the profession, education, and/or management.
  • Volunteer service in the ACS Community resulting in significant enhancements to ACS programs, products, or services.

Professor Jean’ne Shreeve and Emeritus Professor Malcolm Renfrew were selected as ACS Fellows in 2010.

Richard V. Williams

Isaiah Gyan wins graduate student research competition with "GUITAR" poster

Nov. 2012

The COS 2012 Research Exhibition was held on Friday, November 2, 2012. Among the many participants, Isaiah's submission stood out and earned him a win.

Learn more about Isaiah's research

Mamta Kaura and Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka

Student & Professor Provide Noteworthy Research

Oct. 2012

Synthesis and hybridization properties of modified oligonucleotides Publication highlights graduate student, Mamta Kaura's, and Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka's study of the hybridization properties of oligonucleotides.
Read about Mamta Kaura and Patrick Hrdlicka's research (PDF)

Hrdlicka Received Mid-career Faculty Award

April 2012

Associate Professor Patrick J. Hrdlicka has received the President’s Mid-career Faculty Award. “This award was established in 2011-2012 to acknowledge faculty, usually during the early to middle stage of their career, who have demonstrated a commitment to outstanding scholarship, teaching and engagement. Recipients are considered to be among the university’s most gifted faculty members who continue to serve as a role model, a source of inspiration for students and whose scholarship or creative activities contributes to the intellectual development and lives in Idaho and globally”

UI Family Member Wins National Poetry Contest

May 2012

Nadine, daughter of Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, wins American Chemical Society poetry contest.

Read about Nadine and the contest

January 6, 2012 cover of The Journal of Organic Chemistry

The Journal of Organic Chemistry

Jan. 2012

The Hrdlicka group manuscript titled “C2'-Pyrene-Functionalized Triazole-Linked DNA: Universal DNA/RNA Hybridization Probes” made the cover of the first 2012 issue of The Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Read the article >

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