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Julia Zaikina was invited to give a virtual presentation about reserach in her group at Periodic TableTalks organized by ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry.

November 17 12 pm (PDT), 2 pm (Central time)

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Karen Nordell PearsonKaren Nordell Pearson, an award-winning educator, researcher and educational-outreach expert, will receive the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Department of Chemistry at a ceremony on Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department of Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State.

Congratulations to Sungu Kim, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, and Robbyn Anand, whose paper was selected by JACS in a virtual issue of outstanding work published in 2020 where the PI was an early career researcher:

Vincenzo VendittiVincenzo Venditti, professor of chemistry is the recipient of the 2021 Trapp Innovation award. The award provides funding to a faculty member who is pursuing new or unique research in chemistry or the physical sciences.

Art Winter with grad studentsArthur Winter, professor of chemistry at Iowa State University, is determined to understand how bonds between molecules can be broken with light.