Undergraduate Recognition

Prizes & Awards

Each year, the department recognizes undergraduates who stand out academically. These students receive awards consisting of a certificate and accompanying prize.

The awards are conferred at a ceremony held in May.

 

FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHEIVEMENT AWARD

This award is presented to the student who acheives the highest score in each section of CHEM0330 during the academic year. 2014 Winners: Sartaj Aujila, Gabriel Buchsbaum, Benjamin Doughty, Daniel Erdosy & Samuel Paci

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PRIZE

This award recognizes the student who acheives the highest score in each section of CHEM0360 during the academic year.  2014 Winners: Leo Kadota & Nadia Saeed

NEW CONCENTRATOR PRIZE

This award recognizes the newly declared concentrator, in each of the three concentrations, with outstanding academic record. 2014 Winners: Biochemistry- Elizabeth BoltonChemical Physics- Min Jung Han / Chemistry- Min Jung Han

JUNIOR PRIZE

In each of the three concentrations, the junior with the best overall record is awared the Junior Prize. 2014 Winners: Biochemistry- Steven Meng / Chemical Physics- Layne Frechette / Chemistry- Colin Gould, Stephen Sarno & Jeremy Work

PAUL CROSS PRIZE

This award is presented to the senior who has demonstrated special promise in physical chemistry. 2014 Winner: Daniel Jacobson

CLAPP PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE THESIS

This award recognizes the senior graduating with honors with an outstanding undergraduate thesis.

2014 Winners: 

Biochemistry- Charlie Lin, "Applications of Multicomponent Reactions for the Chemical Syntheses of Bioactive Molecules"
Chemical Physics- Christopher Wright, "Structure and Annealing Dynamics of Nanoparticle Catalysts" 
Chemistry- Rachel Bisiewicz, "Application of a Serine-Threonine Phosphatase Activity-Based Probe"