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WWU’s John Gilbertson Named a 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 9:20am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Chemistry John Gilbertson has been named a 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, an award that comes with a $60,000 research grant.

The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award provides an unrestricted research grant to faculty at undergraduate institutions who are committed educators and researchers. Nominees are selected based on the submission from their institutions.

David Patrick appointed director of Scientific and Technical Services

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:49am

Western Washington University Professor of Chemistry David Patrick has been appointed director of Western’s Scientific and Technical Services (STS) program. 

Chemistry's Tim Kowalczyk Receives $300,000 NSF Grant to Research Photodynamic Cancer Therapy Agents

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 9:27am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Tim Kowalczyk has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to research predictive modeling of photoactive materials.

WWU Receives New $1 Million Grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:15am

Western Washington University is one of 24 institutions in the country selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Program to receive a five year, $1 million grant to enhance student success in STEM fields, especially those students typically under-represented in the natural sciences. 

The award to WWU was the result of a national-level competition, with a pool of more than 500 applicants from competing institutions, and is the only grant awarded to an institution in the Pacific Northwest.

WWU Chemistry Professor Robert Berger Receives Cottrell Scholar Award

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 12:31pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Robert Berger received the Cottrell Scholar Award, a $100,000 grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), to conduct computational research on how to make chemical materials perform better in energy applications.