This annual event, held on May 16, 2023, honored the accomplishments of the graduating Class of 2023 and other undergraduate students.
On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, the Undergraduate Recognition Banquet was held in the R&D Common Area of the Stata Center. Chemistry faculty, staff, and students gathered to celebrate the Course 5 and Course 5-7 graduating class of 2023 and their achievements, in addition to those of other members of the undergraduate community.
Over the course of the event, each graduating senior was recognized for their achievements by a member of the Chemistry faculty, and undergraduate and senior awards were presented.
At the evening’s conclusion, the members of the Class of 2023 were among the first to receive this year’s departmental gift – a limited edition Department of Chemistry belt bag.
Congratulations to all award recipients, and to the Senior Class of 2023!
2023 Undergaduate Awards
First-Year Chemistry Achievement Award
For outstanding academic achievement in chemistry
Outstanding Sophomore Achievement Award
For outstanding achievement in academics, research, and service to the Department of Chemistry
Royal Society of Chemistry Certificate of Undergraduate Excellence (Junior)
For exceptional dedication, performance, and engagement in coursework and research.
Cholapat (Turbo) Varongchayakul
Outstanding UROP Presentation Award
For outstanding undergraduate research and in recognition of the best presentation at the 2017 Chemistry UROP Symposium
Alpha Chi Sigma
For outstanding achievement in scholarship, research, and service to the Department of Chemistry
Chae Rin Kim
For outstanding contributions in the area of research
RuiYang (Michelle) Guo
Yu Meng Zhang
For significant contributions in the area of service to the Department of Chemistry
Academic Achievement Award
For outstanding scholarship
ACS Inorganic Chemistry Award
For excellence in Inorganic Chemistry
ACS Organic Chemistry Award
For excellence in Organic Chemistry
Frederick D. Greene Teaching Award
Outstanding contributions in the area of teaching