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Awards & Honors
The Provost’s Academic Excellence Award recognizes seniors exhibiting an extraordinary level of intellectual engagement and academic achievement.
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Denison professor and student in a chemistry lab
Featured News
The National Science Foundation has awarded Denison $650,000 to enable talented low-income students to pursue majors and careers in STEM fields.
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Alumni
Chemistry and mathematics double major Amanda Peiffer '16 has been awarded her doctorate in chemical biology from the University of Michigan.
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Awards & Honors
Megan Nicole Wong, biochemistry bachelor of science major, was selected as a 2021 President's Medalist.
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Prof. Rachel Mitton-Fry
In the News
"Understanding things on an atomic level truly allows you to better understand how the world and the body works," says Asso Prof Rachel Mitton-Fry.
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Internships
Summer scholar research projects completed in the chemistry department in Summer 2020.
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Hoke Wallace
Awards & Honors
Harper “Hoke” Wallace '20, a Biochemistry major, has won a Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for extraordinary academic achievement.
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Katherine Lindsay in Germany
Staff News
Biochemistry major Katherine Lindsay '20 was awarded a Battelle grant of more than $4,000.
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Hoke Wallace '20 with Professor Joe Reczek
Fulbright & International Scholarships
Denison's Harper “Hoke” Wallace ‘20 awarded a Fulbright Student Grant to enroll in a two-year master’s program in cognitive science in Paris.
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Awards
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry wished the Class of 2019 well and celebrated achievement of all our students.
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Students studying robotics
Featured News
Denison University has been awarded a grant of $275,000 to fund a new model that welcomes and supports underserved students in the sciences.
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Awards & Honors
Three Denison students were awarded full-tuition scholarships for their junior and senior years.
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Hayley LeBlanc '20 and Hoke Wallace '21
Awards & Honors
Two Denison students were awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships for their scientific research.
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James Summers
In the News
Dr. James Summers '77, former chemistry major at Denison, is a scientific advisor to Cerevance, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company.
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Ebaugh Laboratories
In the News
A specialist in Alzheimer’s research, Dr. James Summers '76 has been appointed to the board of research company Mission Therapeutics.
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Hoke Wallace '21 and Asso. Prof. Joe Reczek discuss their research
Featured News
Hoke Wallace ‘21 is one of only about 60 presenters to share research at the Posters on The Hill program in Washington D.C.
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Herb Porter and friends
In the News
Phantom of the Opera, 30 years old, is a re-imagined spectacle, starring Herb Porter '13 as iconic Raoul at the story's center.
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Cincinnati Skyline at night
In the News
Biochemistry major Dr. Jason Bell '97 is an ophthalmologist with Cincinnati Eye Institute, and several times noted as a "Top Doctor" in Cincinnati.
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Andrew Ferguson '19 and Rachel Reardon '19
Student News
Students help children affected with cancer by organizing a Camp Kesem, a national organization that creates free summer camps.
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Service & Awareness
Denison students want to host a Camp Kesem for children of parents with cancer. They need your vote to make it happen.
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Students and recent alumni at a conference with Associate Professor of Chemistry Rachel Mitton-Fry
Conferences & Symposia
Denison students present at a professional conference, thanks to Associate Professor of Chemistry Rachel Mitton-Fry.
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Student in the lab
Student News
The Summer Scholars program gives students time (and money) to pursue independent research.
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Associate Prof. Joe Reczek in the lab with a student
Recognition & Accolades
“Advanced Materials,” a premier scientific journal, featured an article by a Denison professor and student on the cover of its May, 2018 edition.
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Madeline Van Winkle and Patrick Banner
Student News
The National Science Foundation has awarded graduate research fellowships to two Denison students, Patrick Banner and Madeline Van Winkle.
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Chemistry students at dinner
Field Trips
Denison Chemistry and Biochemistry majors present undergraduate research at the American Chemical Society National Meeting.
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Rachel Mitton-Fry with other tenured professors
Faculty
The Denison University's Board of Trustees recently has awarded tenure to Rachel Mitton-Fry.
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Pictured from left to right: Janie Frandsen, Yow Yong Tan, Edric Choi, Dr. Rachel Mitton-Fry
Student News
Two Biochemistry majors present their work at the 2017 Rustbelt RNA Meeting
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Summer scholar poster presentation
Student News
Over twenty Chemistry and Biochemistry students presented posters of their summer research to the college community.
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Announcements & Updates
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomes new and old faces in our classrooms and labs and looks forwards to a great semester.
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Dr. Kyle Sheetz
Alumni
As a White House Fellow, Dr. Kyle Sheetz '09 will work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve access and quality of surgical services.
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