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.
Furman is mentioned in an article about how small colleges and universities are working hard to get their students on the radars of corporate recruiters.
Rising seniors Rosemary Coskrey and Maddie De Pree will be mentored and supported by the FMF directors throughout the 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.
First Forward is a program of the Center for First-generation Student Success. Furman is among 80 universities nationwide to be named in the inaugural cohort.
Here is the list of the seniors who graduated with honors on Saturday.
Students receiving assistantships to teach overseas are Abby Harwell (Clinton, South Carolina), Bernie Chaney (Sunbury, Pennsylvania) and Yasmin Harrington (Cumming, Georgia).
Furman alum and NPR correspondent Eleanor Beardsley '86 will speak during the graduation ceremony.