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December 13, 2007 – Professors Jennifer Swift and Richard Weiss were awarded federal research grants totaling $961,244.

December 1, 2007 – Georgetown College’s sixth installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Jennifer A. Swift and her research regarding crystal growth.

November 6, 2007 – Two Chemistry Department alumni, Chi Van Dang (Ph.D. ’78, Yang) and Stephen C. Kowalczykowski (Ph.D. ’76, Steinhardt) recently were elected to the National Academy of Science.

October 3, 2007 - Georgetown College’s fifth installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor K. Travis Holman and his research involving container molecules

August 3, 2007 – The Summer 2007 NSF-REU program at Georgetown concluded with each of the nine participants presenting their research findings in a poster session.

July 17, 2007 – Three Chemistry Department faculty—Professors Miklos Kertesz, YuYe Tong, and Timothy Warren—were awarded federal research grants totaling $1,170,000 for the next three years.

May 29, 2007 – (From Blue & Gray) With conceptual designs for the new science facility complete, the university's board of directors in May approved funding for the next phase of design development.  Building construction could begin as soon as spring 2008 with a projected opening in 2010.

May 10, 2007 – Karina Vivar (C’07) is named one of twenty Georgetown University undergraduate students to be honored with the Lena Landegger Community Service Award.

April 26, 2007 – Georgetown College’s third installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor YuYe Tong and his research involving metal nanoparticles.

February 28, 2007 – Georgetown College’s second installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Toshiko Ichiye and her computational chemistry research.

February 8, 2007 – The Chemical Society of Washington awarded Caitlyn Faller (C’07) and Paul J. Lukac (C’07) with the College Chemistry Achievement Award.

February 5, 2007 – (From Blue & Gray) With design plans for a new science building underway and the creation of an online magazine, Georgetown College is raising the visibility of science education and research on the Hilltop.

January 1, 2007 – The international inorganic chemistry journal Inorganica Chimica Acta recognized Professor Tim Warren in its special 40 th anniversary edition “Inorganic Chemistry – The Next Generation.”


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