Robin Hochstrasser receives honor

Robin Hochstrasser is to receive the 2010 Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. Robin will be honored at an awards symposium in Orlando next week.

New Secondary Appointments

Andrea Liu and Cherie Kagan (Electrical and Systems Engineering) have joined Penn Chemistry as secondary faculty appointments!

Prof. Liu, the Edmund J. and Louise W.

Fitts celebrates 50 years!

Don Fitts, Professor of Physical Chemistry, was recently honored for his 50 years of service to the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Prof. Fitts for his dedication to Penn Chemistry for half a century!

 


Distinguished Alumni Award Symposium Soon

P. Roy Vagelos, Retired Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co., will receive the inaugural Penn Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award.

Dr. Vagelos career since his time at Penn Chemistry will be celebrated at a symposium on Wednesday, May 12. All alumni are welcome!


Penn Chemistry Alum wins National Medal of Science

JoAnne Stubbe, Novartis Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biology at MIT, has been elected to receive the prestigious National Medal of Science. Prof. Stubbe, who recieved her B.A. in Chemistry from Penn in 1968 will receive the award from President Obama during a ceremony at the White House on October 7, 2009. 

Congratulations JoAnne!

Penn Chemistry Alumni Groups...

Penn Chemistry is on Facebook and LinkedIn!

Madeleine Joullié Interview...

As part of its 100th Anniversary, the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry prepared a number of video interviews with eminent organic chemists for its website. Among those interviewed is our esteemed colleague Madeleine Joullié. Please see the following link for Madeleine's interview.

Congratulations to Madeleine for being recognized in this way.

Third Annual Penn Chemistry Alumni Social...

Join us Tuesday, August 18 for the third annual Penn Chemistry Alumni Social and Networking Reception at the ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC. The event will be held at the Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences (6th and E Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20001) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

Please RSVP to chem-alumni@chem.upenn.edu.

For more information, please contact Chris Jeffrey, cjeffrey@sas.upenn.edu, 215.898.9722.

Department of Chemistry

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