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Vela headshotThe American Chemical Society has named 49 members as ACS Fellows, one of whom is our very own Dr. Javier Vela. Vela said he is humbled by the recognition and grateful to Dr. Mark Gordon for the kind nomination.

Jared Anderson, professor of chemistry at Iowa State University and faculty scientist at Ames Laboratory, has been named the inaugural holder of the Alice Hudson Professorship in Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 Link magazine, which will be in both print and digital format, includes an article recogizing the impact of Anderson's research and focuses on the philanthropy by Alice Hudson.

Congratulations to our graduate award winners for this year! This was not an easy decision for the Graduate Awards, Seminar, and Library Committee (GASLC), speaking to the large number of outstanding students we have in the department.

ISU Research Excellence Award, for the top 10% of the graduating class, this year goes to: ​​​​Uddhav Kanbur (Sadow Group) Obed Marcelino Varona-Ortiz (Anderson Group), and Lin Wei (Vela Group).

Halyna Mudryk received the LAS Merit Excellence award and Yan Zhao received the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research. Congratulations to both on this much deserved recognition from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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