chemistry

National Award, Global Implications: Alexis Eugene

Faculty members in the Department of Chemistry characterize Alexis Eugene as an outstanding student, critical thinker and driven researcher. Her accomplishments were recently recognized at the national level as she received the Graduate Student Award from the Environmental Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.

UK CAER Hosts Energy Fair for Elementary Students

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research hosted an Energy Fair on campus last month for 271 fourth and fifth graders from Russell Cave, Yates and Cassidy Elementary Schools in Lexington.

Distinguished “West Virginian Award” presented to Burtron H. Davis

Burton H Davis, an adjuct faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and an Associate Director at UK's Center for Applied Research was honored recently by West Virginia’s Governor Earl Ray Tomblin with the “Distinguished West Virginian Award.”

UK Students Win Kentucky Academy of Science Research Competitions

Thirteen University of Kentucky students took home top honors at the Kentucky Academy of Science 100th Annual Meeting in November, including eight students in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Undergraduate Researchers Receive Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research has presented 17 students with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards.

Scientific Glassblower Provides Unique Service to UK

When University of Kentucky faculty need a piece of specialty glasswork designed, like laboratory instruments, they rely on the only scientific glassblower on campus, Jeff Babbitt.

UK Chemistry Professor, Students' Research Published in National Journal

Environmental Science and Technology, a journal of the American Chemical Society, recently published research by chemistry Assistant Professor Marcelo Guzman, graduate student Elizabeth Pillar and senior Robert Camm.

Jeff Babbitt, Scientific Glassblower

The University of Kentucky Chemistry Department's glass shop has been run by Jeff Babbitt for almost 25 years now. Jeff does a variety of things -- from simple repairs to the construction of complicated vacuum line systems. Babbitt's job is a highly specialized one and as Jeff himself says, "a lot of people don't know about it." Here is a glimpse into the life of Scientific Glassblower, Jeff Babbitt.

Produced by the Hive, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky. as.uky.edu/chemistry as.uky.edu/glass-shop

Editor: Matthew Tarter Videographer: Tori Cincotta, John Buckman Assistant Editor: John Buckman

Undergraduate Assistants Help Freshmen Transition to Life as STEMCats

Undergraduate instructional assistants within one of the university's newest Living Learning Programs, STEMCats, use their past experiences to mentor incoming UK students.

The Chemistry of Bourbon

UK to offer an undergraduate certificate in distillation, wine and brewing studies with the help of Chemistry's Bert Lynn.

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