Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy has applications from drug development to renewable energy.
The university ranked No. 3 for “Most Politically Active Students” and No. 12 in the category of “Most Accessible Professors.”
Anderson is among only eight professors nationally to receive the award, which recognizes research and teaching efforts of talented, early-career faculty.
Students from eight colleges and universities are represented, with majors ranging from biology to Romance languages.
More than 100 chemists from across the country will attend the 18th annual MERCURY Conference for Undergraduate Computational Chemistry July 15-19.
The students, representing 41 states and nine foreign countries, earned a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the term.
Shields, who is also a member of the chemistry faculty, will use the three-year grant to support his research efforts in computational chemistry.
In addition to Anderson's grant, biology professors obtain renewed funding to support undergraduate research projects and more.
The Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 13 faculty members, and granted emeritus status to 13 professors who are retiring this summer.
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s preeminent undergraduate award in the sciences and is awarded on the basis of academic merit.