Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Awards
Fourth Year Awards:
Given for outstanding performance to seniors in chemistry.
The Charles E. Braun Award
The Braun Award is given to an outstanding senior chemistry major for performance of research in chemistry in memory of Charles Braun, former Department Chair and the first Dean of the Graduate College.
|2013||Erik H. Horak|
|2012||Benjamin A. Vaughan & Meredith J. Zeller|
|2011||Spencer O. Scholz|
|2010||Jonathan J. Hulce & L. Taylor Elrod|
|2009||Andrew S. Crampton Jr.|
|2007||Amber D. Leenstra|
|2006||Riley T. Murphy|
|2005||Thomas E. Matthews|
|2004||Anna G. Gushchin|
|2003||David E. Fishbaugher|
The American Chemical Society Green Mountain Section Awardformerly The American Institute of Chemistry Award until 2010
This award is given to an outstanding senior chemistry major for academic performance in chemistry.
|2013||Evan M. Sherbrook|
|2012||Douglas J. Chieffe|
|2011||Eliza M. Arsenault|
|2010||Jonathan J. Hulce|
|2009||Joseph C. Wright|
|2008||John D. Stempien|
|2007||Paul J. Vallett|
|2006||Michael J. Gillen|
|2005||Kelly Ann Perry|
|2003||Rachel L. Burdge|
Third Year Awards:
Given for outstanding performance to juniors in chemistry.
The Merck Index AwardThe recipient receives a copy of the Merck Index.
|2013||Eva A. Rouanet|
|2012||Evan M. Sherbrook|
|2011||Meredith J. Zeller|
|2010||Nicholas D. Staudaher|
|2009||Jonathan J. Hulce|
|2008||Joseph C. Wright|
|2007||John D. Stempien|
|2006||Paul J. Vallett|
|2005||Michael J. Gillen|
|2004||Kelly Ann Perry & Thomas E. Matthews|
|2002||Rachel L. Burdge|
The Clinton D. Cook AwardThe Clinton D. Cook award is given in memory to Clinton Cook, a Vermont native who returned to become a professor at UVM. Prof. Cook originated the Ph.D. program in Chemistry at UVM as Chair of the Department. He later became Dean of the Graduate College and then Provost.
|2012||Karen A. Brack & Rebecca B. Watson|
|2011||Douglas J. Chieffe|
|2010||Spencer O. Scholz|
|2009||L. Taylor Elrod|
|2008||Andrew Crampton & Jonathan Tinkham|
|2006||Amber D. Leenstra & James P. Stevens|
|2005||Riley T. Murphy|
|2004||Anna K. Boardman & John H. Pigott|
|2003||Anna G. Gushchin|
Second Year Award: The Donald C. Gregg Award
The Donald C. Gregg Award is given to an undergraduate student for excellence in the study of organic chemistry.
Because students take organic chemistry in their sophomore year of college, the award is generally given to an outstanding sophomore. More weight is given for performance in CHEM 143/144 versus 141/142.
Donald Gregg received his undergraduate degree from UVM and returned as a professor after receiving his Ph.D. He was active in undergraduate education and developed "chemistry shows" as well as wrote an undergraduate text in chemistry that was used nationwide.
|2013||Christopher M. Kenseth & Benjamin A. Teasdale|
|2012||Eva A. Rouanet|
|2011||Evan M. Sherbrook|
|2010||Jake P. Brutman & Douglas J. Chieffe|
|2009||Douglas B. Fox|
|2008||Jonathan J. Hulce & Jessica Masiero|
|2007||Joseph C. Wright|
|2006||John D. Stempien|
|2005||Paul J. Vallett|
|2004||Michael J. Gillen & Elise M. Piscitelli|
|2003||Thomas E. Matthews & John H. Pigott|
|2002||Anna G. Gushchin|
First Year Award: The Chemical Rubber Company (CRC) Award
The CRC award is given for outstanding performance in freshman chemistry.
More weight is given for performance in CHEM 35/36 versus 31/32.
The recipient receives a copy of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
|2012||Christopher M. Kenseth|
|2011||Rebecca B. Watson|
|2010||Susan E. Leggett|
|2009||Samantha M. Ogilvie|
|2006||Laura B. Balzer & Joseph C. Wright|
|2005||Heather McLaughlin & John D. Stempien|
|2004||Paul J. Vallett|
|2003||Amy L. Cochran & Michael J. Gillen|
|2001||Jennifer Desrochers & Christopher Ringenbach|
|2000||Rachel L. Burdge|
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