ACS awards two Department of Chemistry graduate students with leadership recognition.

Stephanie Oliveras Santos
Meranda Masse

Two graduate students from the UW–Madison Department of Chemistry have been selected for national recognition through receipt of the 2023 ACS National Graduate Student Leadership Awards in CDEI and Mentoring under the 2023 ACS Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholars Recognition Program.

  • Stephanie Oliveras Santos (Gopalan group) has been recognized by the ACS for Leadership in the Promotion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect.
  • Meranda Masse (recent graduate of the Cavagnero group) has been recognized by the ACS for Leadership in Mentoring.

These are extremely competitive national awards, and Stephanie and Meranda are the first award winners at UW-Madison. Please join us in congratulating these two exceptional students and recognizing them for their contributions to our department.

The winners will be acknowledged and recognized at the 2023 ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco.  ACS is very proud to acknowledge these individuals and looks forward to celebrating more exceptional leaders in the years to come.