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  • UAB senior will research Alzheimer’s disease abroad through prestigious scholarship program.A University of Alabama at Birmingham honors student has been named to an elite group that includes heads of state, CEOs and Nobel Prize winners. Bliss Chang, a senior majoring in biochemistry and biology within the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2015 Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Germany for a year. Chang, a member of the UAB Honors College Science and Technology Honors Program, is the 17th UAB student to receive this honor since 1993. “Without a doubt, I am humbled and honored to be a Fulbright scholarship recipient,” said Chang,...

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Outstanding Student Presentation 

Ms. Jun Chen, Chemistry Graduate Student, won Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in Boston, MA. This is a prestigious and highly competitive award given for excellent results in her most impressive presentation of pH-Responsive Hydrogel Cubes for Release of Doxorubicin in Cancer Cells. UAB Department of Chemistry, as well as Ms. Jun's mentor, Dr. Eugenia Kharlampieva, are very proud of Jun.

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Michael Longmire,
junior year Chemistry major, received the Sigma Xi award at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in November, 2012. Read more>> 


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Chemistry Major Honored,
Simone Ridgeway, a senior majoring in chemistry and minoring in Japanese and an honors student in the Science & Technology Honors Program, recently participated in Minority Access' 13th National Role Models Conference in Orlando, FL (Sept 28-30, 2012). Simone placed second winning a $1500 cash prize. She also received the 2012 National Student Role Model Award, which recognizes minority students who have excelled while maintaining an outstanding academic record. Ms. Ridgeway's research mentor is Dr. Jeonga Kim, Dept of Medicine, UAB.