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Archive – May 2012

May 31, 2012. Princeton, NJ. Maria Korolev, a fifth-year graduate student in the Hecht lab, has been awarded a 2012 Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA) Teaching Award. Korolev is one of five graduate students receiving this award, sponsored by the graduate alumni and selected by the Graduate School administration. She and her fellow awardees will be honored at the APGA's Tribute to Teaching reception on Saturday, June 2. Korolev was a teaching fellow at the University's McGra
May 14, 2012. Princeton, NJ. Julia Ann Kalow, a fourth-year graduate student in the Doyle group, has been awarded the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2012-13 academic year. This honorific fellowship was awarded by the Faculty Committee of the Graduate School on nomination by the dean of the Graduate School in recognition of outstanding performance and professional promise for her work in the Department of Chemistry. Established in 1912 in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Procter by
May 10, 2012. London, UK. Announcing its 2012 slate of awards, the United Kingdom's Royal Society of Chemistry recognized three Department of Chemistry faculty: Robert J. Cava, Tom Muir, and David W. MacMillan. Cava, the Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry, received the Stephanie L. Kwolek Award, offered biennially in recognition for "exceptional contributions to the area of materials chemistry from a scientist working outside the UK." Muir, the Van Zandt Williams Jr. Class of 1965 Pr
May 1, 2012. Washington D.C. The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of Professor John T. "Jay" Groves, holder of the Hugh Stott Taylor Chair of Chemistry, to membership in the Academy. Groves is among 84 new members, four of whom are Princeton University faculty, and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries recognized for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Groves has been a professor in the Department of Chemistry since 1985, an