The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas recognized the academic, research and teaching achievements of their majors by awarding over $170,000 in awards and scholarships

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the statement, special guests at the ceremony included KU Endowment donors, Chemistry Alumni Advisory Board members, emeritus faculty, chemistry department staff and faculty, and friends and family of those being honored.

Officials also said that undergraduate scholarships and awards were presented to chemistry majors to recognize their academic and research achievements for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Chemistry graduate students also earned awards and scholarships to recognize their contributions to academics, research and/or teaching.

With over $170,000 provided in scholarships and awards, 2022 marks the highest amount awarded in the past five years.

The fund is made possible through gifts made via KU Endowment.

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