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Recent student success stories…

Chloe Lombard, graduating senior and outgoing Chemistry Club President, has been accepted into a PhD program at the University of Washington.

Ryan Reeves (Senior, Chemistry) has been accepted at University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Washington, and University of Utah. He has now officially committed to the University of Wisconsin – Madison, in their PhD program in organic chemistry.

Chris Radford (Junior, Chemistry) has been accepted into a summer 2014 REU program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

Sara Rehn (Sophomore, Chemistry) has received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Rehn works in the lab of Dr. Juenghoon Lee. More details about her academic career can be found in the Update article, found here.

Jamie Minick (2012) has been accepted into the Ph.D. program in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University as a graduate research assistant.

Jared Mattos has been accepted into graduate school at Penn State. He will be attending as a doctoral graduate student starting fall 2014.

Ryan Reeves (Senior, Chemistry) gave a talk at the 274th National American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas, Texas on March 16th, 2014.  His presentation was entitled “”Synthesis of C6/C7 Substituted Aziridinomitosene Analogs.”  Ryan works in Dr. Don Warner’s research group.

Ryan Brecht was accepted to Yale, Princeton, Columbia and Johns Hopkins, and has elected to go to Yale.

Daniela Olivas (Junior, Chemistry) received a fellowship at the University of Oregon, where she will participate in the summer program for undergraduate research (SPUR).

Christian Guerrero (Junior, Chemistry) will spend the 2014 summer on an undergraduate research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.

Chris Mallory (MS Chemistry) will defend his thesis in May, and then go on to medical school at University of Washington.

Reece Knippel (MS Chemistry 2013) has been accepted to Ph.D. programs at Brandeis and Vanderbilt Universities.

Hank Dossett will spend the 2014 summer in Boise on an INBRE summer research fellowship.

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