The ACS Illinois Heartland Local Section will hold its 2017 Awards Banquet and Poster Session on Thursday, April 20, at the Peoria Gateway Building in Peoria, IL. Amongst the awardees are 2016 Collegiate Scholars William Darrow and Nora Fredstrom, and Dr. Greg Ferrence will receive the Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations, Bill, Nora and Greg!
Please welcome our newest faculty members, Dr. Isabel Green and Dr. Michael Webb, who will be joining the Department of Chemistry in August.
Dr. Green, who will be participating in general chemistry and physical chemistry instruction, received her B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University and her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and Surface Science from the University of Virginia. She is currently the Technical Director in Soil Remediation at Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.
Dr. Webb, who will be participating in general chemistry and inorganic chemistry instruction, received his B.Sc. Honours in Chemistry from Mount Allison University and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Simon Fraser University. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Montana Tech of the University of Montana.
Congratulations to George Van Den Driessche (MS ‘15/Standard)! His thesis was selected as the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools’ Distinguished Thesis Award winner.
Thank you to those who joined us in celebrating our 50th anniversary throughout 2016. See our 50th Anniversary website for details and events at: Chemistry.IllinoisState.Edu/ISUChem50/