The Charles H. Herty Medal is a beautiful solid gold medallion awarded annually by the Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society. The purpose of the award is to give public recognition to the work and service of outstanding chemists who have significantly contributed to their chosen fields. All chemists in academic, government, or industrial laboratories who have been residing in the southeastern United States for at least 10 years are eligible. (For this purpose Southeastern United States is defined as the union of the following states: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.)
ChEmory, the American Chemical Society student chapter at Emory University, has received an honorable mention award for its activities conducted in 2008-2009.
Congratulations to Savannah Adams (1st-year student in the Lynn Group) for being invited to the American Chemical Society summer school on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy at the School of Mines in Golden, CO. From ACS:
The Summer School is open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars studying in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Most applicants are studying for or have earned advanced degrees in chemistry or chemical engineering, but applicants from other fields will also be considered. The program is sponsored by the ACS, ACS Petroleum Research Fund, and ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Coach-class airfare, ground transportation, shared on-campus housing, meals, and all program costs are provided to students.
Emory University’s American Chemical Society student affiliates chapter has been selected to receive an Honorable Mention Award for their activities conducted during the 07-08 academic year.