THE DEACON CHEMIST SPRING 2014 Volume 18
The
Deacon
Chemist
Spring 2014
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AMANDA JONES
SHARES HER
RESEARCH WITH VISITING STUDENTS.
Together with
the
Friends
of Chemistry,
the
Department
of Chemistry is excited to initiate
a new alumni award program,
to recognize
the
outstanding
accomplishments of WFU
graduates. In alternating
years,
the
department
will call
for
nominations
for
the
WFU CHEMISTRY RECENT ALUMNI AWARD
and
the WFU CHEMISTRY DISTINGUISHED
ALUMNI AWARD,
beginning with the
latter
in
this
inaugural year.
The WFU CHEMISTRY DISTINGUISHED
ALUMNI AWARD will
honor
the
preeminent
contributions
and service
of a WFU alumnus to
the advancement of any facet of the
chemical
sciences.
Nominees will have
a
sustained and
enduring
record of achievement,
recognized
nationally
or
internationally and
exemplifying
WFU’s
commitment to
excellence.
The
awardee will be invited to
receive their
honorary award in person at the
WFU
Chemistry Department
Homecoming
Reception (to
be held on September
20,
2014).
Nominations
shall
be submitted online
by
completing
the
form for
the
WFU Chemistry
Distinguished
Alumni Award available
at
https://wakeforest.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_
eh8yjPdpscYR4W1.
Self -nominations
are also
welcome.
Award selection will be
made
by
members
of the Chemistry Department and
the Friends of Chemistry steering
committee
(active
members
of which are ineligible
to
receive the
award)
after
careful review of all
nominations
received
by the deadline of July
15, 2014. Award selection will take into
consideration:
(i)
contributions to
the
advancement of the chemical sciences
and/or
the nominee’s
profession; (ii) outstanding
public
engagement,
service
to
the community,
the profession or
the institution, and/or
promotion of the
STEM
fields; (iii) noteworthy
advances
in chemical education and/or
mentorship; and/or
(iv) leadership roles
enhancing academic or
industrial
programs,
resources
or infrastructure. Nominations
will
be kept
on file
and
will be eligible
for
reconsideration for
a
period
of three
years.
For
more information,
contact the incoming
Chemistry Department
Chair (Mark
Welker,
336-758-5758, welker@wfu.edu)
Alumni Awards
Wake
Forest University
Department
of Chemistry
PO
Box
7486
Winston-Salem NC 27109-7486
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