Widicus Weaver named IWU Chemistry Alumni of the Year

UW-Madison’s Vozza Professor of Chemistry and Astronomy Susanna Widicus Weaver has been named Alumni of the Year for the Illinois Wesleyan University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and will speak at the department’s Senior Night Awards Banquet on April 18. “To me this is more important than any other award I could have received because it’s really from the heart,” she said. “It’s such a huge honor. To know that they respect and care about me at this level is just incredible!”

Ogorek wins NDSEG fellowship from DOD

Ashley Ogorek (Martell) won a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Defense. This highly competitive fellowship fosters training in science and engineering disciplines of military importance for US citizens. Only …

Wickens wins Faculty Early Career Development award from NSF

Prof. Zachary Wickens has won a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. With this Award, the Chemical Synthesis Program of the NSF Division of Chemistry is supporting Wickens and his students, whose research enables the rapid and sustainable access to molecules integral to the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.