2019 Commencement & Awards Ceremony

60th Annual Department of Chemistry Commencement & Awards Ceremony

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 3:30 PM
Hoffmann Hall, 1833 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Please join the Department of Chemistry in recognizing and honoring all of our graduating students and award winners.

Awards to outstanding undergraduate & graduate students will be presented, including the following:

  • George S. Hammond Award in Organic Chemistry - Award to the top student in organic chemistry: Sam Rickenbach

  • Larry D. Vockler Scholarships - Two scholarships to outstanding sophomore Chemistry/Biochemistry majors in honor of Larry D. Vockler: Trine Parsons and Manh Pham

  • Analytical Chemistry Award - Award to the top student in analytical chemistry: Mary Lerner

  • Clyde Johnson Award - Award to the top junior Chemistry/Biochemistry major in honor of Dr. Clyde Johnson, first department chair: Nate Jansen

  • Outstanding Graduating Senior - Award to the top graduating senior Chemistry/Biochemistry major: Kimberly Dolan

  • Alfred S. Levinson Award - Award to the outstanding graduate teaching assistant: Lyndsay Kissell

  • Paul Emmett Award - Award to the outstanding graduate student in their penultimate year: Matt Eskew

  • Carl C. Wamser Student Summer Research Scholarships - Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate research students for summer research projects: Lindsay Peterkin and Hamzah Sawab

A reception will follow the ceremony. Family and friends are welcome. Graduating students are encouraged to wear Academic Regalia.

RSVP by 5 PM Friday, June 7

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