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University of North Texas
Department of Chemistry
1155 Union Circle #305070
Denton, TX 76203-5070
1508 W. Mulberry
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Dr. Guido Verbeck was featured on KERA as part of their Art and Seek program: http://www.artandseek.org/event.php?id=50015
Metabolic Science in Art
A Juried Student Exhibition at the Intersection of Metabolic Science and Art November 8 - 23, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, November 8, 6-7:30pm
UNT on the Square
109 North Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
Ivonne Acero, Michael Centeno, Paul Cauthen, Amy Fillipp, Aaron Flynn, Evan Lewis, Caitlin Odneal, Khristyn Parra, Angelo Rosendo, Adam Rowlett,, Ryan Smith, Quynh Tran, Melody Vaughan, and Jon Vogt
Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm & 1-5pm.
Thursday Extended hours until 8pm.
This exhibition shows creative responses to research in metabolic science. The Jurors, Dr. Guido Verbeck in the Department of Chemistry and Andrew DeCaen in the Department of Studio Art have organized students around this theme in an effort to promote interdisciplinary cooperation, cross-pollination of ideas and collaboration from different disciplines. Students were encouraged to create new ways of understanding by responding to the difficult information surrounding metabolic processes and disorders such as diabetes. Scholarships for a selection of the students showing in the exhibition will be announced at the reception.Read more »
Congratulations to Robyn Ford, Ph.D. student with Dr. Diana Mason, who has been selected to receive the 2013 ACS Southwest Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education. Robyn will be recognized at an awards luncheon at the 2013 ACS Southwest Regional Meeting, November 16-19 in Waco.Read more »
Mean Green Chemistry Demo Team Presents for National Chemistry Week October 20, 2013 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm
The Mean Green Chemistry Demo team presents fun and exciting chemical demonstrations guaranteed to knock your socks off! Attend this exciting and engaging presentation of how matter produces energy that can be seen, felt, smelled, and heard. Be amazed by Color is a Many Splendid Thing, Fire in the Jug, the Mason Dot Burn, Mean Green Foam Machine, Fire and Ice, Exploding Balloons, and more!Read more »
This award is given to a full-time University faculty member whose research excellence and leadership at UNT has made substantial contribution to their respective discipline and achieved national and/or international recognition. The receipient receives a prize of $5,000, a plaque commemorating the achievement, and recognition at variousl university venues.
Learn more about the award and Dr. Cundari's accomplishments at: http://facultysuccess.unt.edu/research-leadership-awardRead more »
The UNT Foundation Faculty Leadership Award acknowledges a faculty member who makes a significant impact on the academic enterprise through innovative initiatives, leadership and service.
Learn more about the two awards and Dr. Wilson's accomplishments at: http://northtexan.unt.edu/content/unt-faculty-members-shine-teachers-mentors-and-scholars?homepage=1Read more »
Francis D'Souza, professor of chemistry, has been named a 2013 Distinguished Research Professor. The purpose of this prestigious award is to recognize tenured faculty at the rank of professor who have achieved a truly exceptional record of creative activities or research productivity and who demonstrate a record of continued extraordinary productivity. Dr. D'Souza will receive the 2013-2014 Distinguished Research designation at the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner and Ceremony, September 27, 2013 at Apogee Stadium.
Learn more about the award and Dr. D'Souza's accomplishments at: http://facultysuccess.unt.edu/faculty-awards/francis-dsouza-2013-distinguished-research-professorRead more »
Congratulations to Dr. Tom Cundari won the 2013 ACS Doherty award. Dr. Cundari will be honored at the DFW Local Section Meeting on September 24, 2013. He will give a talk "Computer-aided Catalyst Design: Or, Can a Blind Squirrel Find an Acorn?". An announcement with more details is attached.
More information on the Doherty award can be found on the ACS DFW Section website.Read more »