Danniel Arriaga, a December 2019 graduate in chemistry and chemical engineering from Iowa State, remembers his eighth grade Science Bound project. “It was about water flowing through sticks, and how a filter on the top affects the flow. I studied something like that in an electrodynamics course at Iowa State. It was still important.” Read complete story at https://www.foundation.iastate.edu/s/1463/giving/interior-1col.aspx?sid=1463&gid=1&pgid=2512.
James Walker, 2017 PhD from Stanley Group, currently of Dow shares his passion for chemistry, the firm’s rotational program for early-career researchers, and volunteering in schools https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/industry/industry-matters/early-career-chemist/james-walker-feb-27-2020.html.
Alum Brad Buecker has published again in Power Engineering, read his article on thermodynamics at https://www.power-eng.com/2020/02/04/a-tale-of-two-laws-basics-of-steam-generation-thermodynamics/#gref. Buecker has a B.S. in chemistry from Iowa State University with additional course work in fluid mechanics, energy and materials balances, and advanced inorganic chemistry.
Bryan Fearey and Maureen Connolly met during their graduate work at Iowa State University, where they both earned PhDs in physical chemistry. Bryan spent 32 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) while Maureen taught science to students ranging from college level to preschool.
The couple created the Fearey/Connolly Endowed Scholarship for Science and the Arts to honor their enduring commitment to science serving the nation’s national security needs and to provide financial support to students with a similar interest with chemistry at its core and a passion for performance music and/or visual arts. The initial endowment will provide a $10,000 four-year scholarship ($2,500 a year for up to four years) to one recipient annually. Learn more about the scholarship at https://losalamosreporter.com/2020/02/03/bryan-fearey-and-maureen-connolly-endow-a-chemistry-scholarship-for-students-passionate-about-the-arts/.
Congratulations to PhD Alum Jeff King on 30 Years running his own company, Keystone Laboratories, https://www.newtondailynews.com/2020/01/07/keystone-laboratories-celebrates-30-years-of-business/a82xrqc/.
Alumni from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be recognized for their professional and community contributions during the LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony on Oct. 24, 2019 at the ISU Alumni Center. The private ceremony will honor alumni receiving departmental, college and Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) awards. Sue-Lein Wang, pictured, (Ph.D. ’85 physical chemistry) was selected for the Chemistry Outstanding Alumni Award.
Read a Q&A with alum Jackie Applegate at https://www.agriculture.com/crops/qa-jacqueline-applegates-perspective-o.... Applegate has a B.S in chemistry from Wright State University, a PhD in organic chemistry from Iowa State University, and an MBA from Rockhurst University.
Congratulations to alum Dr. Dan Gregory, appointed as new provost at St. Cloud State University.
Read an article by alum Brad Buecker at https://www.power-eng.com/articles/2019/01/the-integral-benefits-of-iron.... Buecker has a B.S. in chemistry from Iowa State University with additional course work in fluid mechanics, energy and materials balances, and advanced inorganic chemistry.