Alumni Relations and Development

 

ALUMNI RECEPTION AT THE 2014 SPRING ACS MEETING - Dallas

Departmental alumni gathered together at the Spring 2014 ACS Meeting in Dallas.

 

Chung Wong (PhD '84 Light), Thomas Strom (author of George W. Wheland: Forgotten Pioneer of Resonance Theory) and Zhi Richard Li (PhD '11 Yamamoto)

Zhi Richard Li (PhD '11 Yamamoto), Scott Gilbertson (PhD '88 Wulff), Richard Jordan (Chairman), and Larry Sita (former UChicago faculty)

Larry Sita (former UChicago faculty), Scott Gilbertson (PhD '88 Wulff), Richard Jordan (Chairman)

Richard Jordan (Chairman), Thomas Strom (author of George W. Wheland: Forgotten Pioneer of Resonance Theory), William Lester (BS '58, MS '59), Jeff Terry (BS '90 Butler), and Zhi Richard Li (PhD '11 Yamamoto).

Richard Jordan (Chairman), Jeff Terry (BS '90 Butler), Thomas Strom (author of George W. Wheland: Forgotten Pioneer of Resonance Theory), William Lester (BS '58, MS '59), and Ellen Stechel (PhD '81 Light).

Richard Jordan (Chairman), Jeff Terry (BS '90 Butler), Thomas Strom (author of George W. Wheland: Forgotten Pioneer of Resonance Theory), Ellen Stechel (PhD '81 Light) and William Lester BS '58, MS '59).

 

ALUMNI RECEPTION AT THE 2013 SPRING ACS MEETING - New Orleans

Departmental alumni gathered together at the Spring 2013 ACS Meeting in New Orleans at the Third Annual Alumni Reception. Old connections were re-established and new contacts made. Graduate and undergraduate alums were present. The outstanding achievements of Professor Greg Hillhouse, who was awarded the 2013 ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry, were also recognized at this alumni event.

 

Alex Miller (BS '05 Hillhouse) and Wei You (PhD ’04 Yu)

James Kornacki (MS ’10 Mrksich) and Alan Vaughn (PhD ’90 Hillhouse)

Greg Hillhouse and Scott Gilbertson (PhD ’88 Wulff)

Patrick Brady (PhD ’13 Yamamoto) and Corinna Hess (BS ’96 Hillhouse)

Wei You (PhD ’04 Yu) and Congjun Wang (PhD ’04 Guyot-Sionnest)

Corinna Hess (BS ’96),  Alan Vaughn (PhD ’90), Mitch Smith (PhD ’90), Greg Hillhouse, Vlad Iluc (PhD ’09) and Alex Miller (BS ’05)

Hillhouse Alumns

Greg Hillhouse and Vera Dragisich (PhD ’90 Wulff)

Ellen Stechel (PhD ’81 Light), Shahriar Mobashery (PhD ’85 Johnston), Corinna Hess (BS ’96) and Sarah Ioup (BS ’03)

   

 

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The Department of Chemistry would not be able to continue its mission of research and education without help from its friends and alumni. You can help to catalyze the process of scientific discovery by making a gift to the department. The Department will provide a 2/1 match for all contributions to any departmental endowment fund.  Please let us know which of the funds below you would like to support and send your check to:  

 

The University of Chicago Department of Chemistry
Attn:  Laura Baker
5735 S. Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

 

FUNDS AND PURPOSES

 

FUND NAME

PURPOSE

Chemistry Alumni Fellowship Fund

Graduate fellowship support.

Donald Levy Student Activities Fund

Student activity fund.

Joan Shiu Endowment Fund

For students performing exceptional departmental service.

Josef Fried Memorial Fund

Assist students in need during personal emergencies.

Gerhard and Liselotte Closs Research Fund

For faculty research.

U of C Chemists

Gregory L. Hillhouse Memorial Undergraduate Fund

Non-restricted use in the Department of Chemistry.

Undergrad invited Lecture & undergrad research support.

 

The students, faculty, and staff of the department are grateful for your support.

 

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