2013 Chemistry News Stories

Congratulations to Professor Wustholz

Chemistry Professor Kristin Wustholz has been appointed as the Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer and Coco Faculty Fellow.

A sample of bacteriophage peptides are loaded into a mass spectrometer for analysis
Turning the phage

It was a hard act to follow. What could possibly be a follow-up to a group of freshmen discovering a new form of life and finding new genes in its genome?

Challenge Grants Bolster W&M Honors

Natalie Wong is one of several chemistry honors students who is receiving support for her summer honors research.

Prof. Harbron Receives Plumeri Award

Each year the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence recognizes faculty members for exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service. Prof. Harbron has developed an active research program in organic photochemistry and mentors many student researchers each year. She has garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists.

Prof. Abelt Receives Faculty Governance Award

The Arts & Sciences Award for Faculty Governance honors faculty members who devote special efforts to helping their colleagues through committee memberships and other services to departments, programs, Arts & Sciences, and College committees.

2013-Harbron Receives Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

In 2011, the Dean's Office launched the Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence to honor faculty members in Arts & Sciences who devote special efforts to teaching and inspiring their students through lectures, seminars, laboratories, independent studies, and mentoring.

Brian Rabe '13 to be awarded Thomas Jefferson Prize

Brian Rabe '13 is the 2013 winner of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. Rabe, a double major in biology and chemistry, has set his sights on being a researcher and professor at a university.