U.S. Postal Address:
University of North Texas
Department of Chemistry
1155 Union Circle #305070
Denton, TX 76203-5070
1508 W. Mulberry
Denton, TX 76203-5017
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 »
Robyn Ford, chemistry teacher at Denton High School and PhD student of Dr. Mason will receive the ACS DFW Local Section award for the 2013 Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Her presentation will be at the local section meeting in November.
The Schulz Award is given to high school chemistry teachers like Dr. Werner Schulz, who bring something extra to the teaching of chemistry. The nominee or nominator need not be ACS members. Nominees should show excellence in chemistry teaching as demonstrated by testimonials from student and fellow teachers, results in student competitions, and diligence in updating and expanding scientific/teaching credentials. The honorarium for the Schulz Award is $1000. A large photo of the Schulz Award winner will be displayed for one month at the Science Place 1 in Dallas, and then the photo will be displayed permanently in the Gallery of Schulz Award winners, Science Building, Tarleton State University in Stephenville. A traveling plaque stays at the winner's high school for the year of the award.Read more »
Congratulations to the following Spring 2013 graduates:
BA - Teresa W. Allen, Osaretin Igbinedion, Jessica LaBoon, Buyng Jin Park and Thinh Tien Vo
BS - Camille Samone Green, Matthew Harman, Daniel Kidd, Jennifer Leveille, Phillip Mach and Michael McGuire
MS - Sean Ayling (Marshall) and David Baker (Golden)
Ph.D. - Heidi Conrad (Golden) and Travis Figg (Cundari)Read more »
VIRGINIA H. AND NORMAN E. WEST SCHOLARSHIP-outstanding incoming undergraduate chemistry major. CO-WINNERS: SARAH VOGEL from Denison High School, Denison, TX and ASHTEN YARBERRY from Conway High School, Conway, AR. Both will be starting UNT in Fall 2013.
OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN AWARD-outstanding freshman chemistry student. WINNER: SIVABALAN MANIVASAGAM TAMS student from Plano, TX.
HERMAN AND CLOTA VAUGHAN AWARD-outstanding sophomore chemistry major. WINNER: ADAN TURRUBIARTEZ from Denton, TX.
W.N. MASTERS AWARD-outstanding junior or senior major in the natural sciences. WINNER: CALVIN MIKLER junior from Denton, TX.
J.L. CARRICO AWARD-outstanding performance by a senior chemistry major. WINNER: JENNIFER LEVEILLE senior from Atlanta, GA.
VIRGIL AND CATHERINE A. ROGERS SCHOLARSHIP-outstanding research achievement by an undergraduate chemistry major. WINNER: BRIAN HEINE (D'Souza) senior from Colleyville, TX.
DEPARTMENT SERVICE AWARD:
ROBERT WADE BROWN AWARD-outstanding undergraduate or graduate student who has most helped the chemistry department through his or her service activities. CO- WINNERS: TIMOTHY STEPHENS (Acree) and JD FOX (Verbeck)
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GEORGE VAUGHAN MEMORIAL AWARD‑outstanding first or second year graduate student. WINNER: DALE PAHLS (Cundari).
JAMES J. AND RUTH I. SPURLOCK SCHOLARSHIP AWARD‑outstanding research achievement. WINNER: CONG LIU (Wilson)
ED AND JULIA HODGES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-outstanding academic endeavors with a focus on research accomplishments. WINNER: ANDREW MAHLER (Wilson)
R.B. ESCUE CHEMISTRY ENDOWMENT-outstanding scholarship in Chemistry Education. 2012 AWARD WINNER: ROBYN FORD who is a pre-AP Chemistry and AP Physics teacher at Denton High School.
OUTSTANDING TA AWARDS:
OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN LEVEL TA AWARD: WINNER: JOHN PEARSON - TA in Gen. Chem. for Eng. majors.
OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN UPPER LEVEL TA AWARD: WINNER KATE KERR - TA in Physical Chemistry labs.
Congratulations to the following students who placed in the Toulouse Graduate School 2013 Graduate Exhibition held on Sunday, March 3, 2013:
Physical and Mathematical Sciences Category:
1st Roy McDougald (Omary)
2nd Duong Nguyen (Petros)
3rd Tamal Mukherjee (Chyan)
3rd Keith Haynes (Youngblood)
The full list of winners can be found at: http://tsgs.unt.edu/exhibition/2013_winnersRead more »