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Awards

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry presents a number of awards to chemistry students each year. Among these awards are:

  • Highest Cumulative Four-Year Average in Concentration subjects in a chemistry program
  • Father Hickey Science Award for individual and academic excellence in chemistry
  • American Institute of Chemists Awards for outstanding scholastic achievement in chemistry, leadership, and character
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Rhode Island Section Award for outstanding achievement by a junior or a senior chemistry major
  • Nomination of senior chemistry majors to the Chemical Honor Society, Phi Lambda Upsilon, for excellence in chemistry
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award to recognize achievement by an undergraduate in inorganic chemistry
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Analytical Chemistry Award to an undergraduate displaying an aptitude for a career in the field of analytical chemistry
  • J. Joseph Hanley Award for outstanding achievement by a chemistry major in introductory organic chemistry
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Polymer Sciences Award to a sophomore chemistry major for achievement in introductory organic chemistry
  • CRC Press Award for outstanding achievement by a student in freshman chemistry