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Dear alumni,

            Welcome to the second installment of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s alumni newsletter. Much has transpired in the department since the launching of our inaugural newsletter, and I’m delighted to be able to bring you up to date.   It’s been a great year for us, marked by a strong cadre of 39 baccalaureate, 19 doctoral, and eight master’s degree recipients.  Our faculty corralled an abundance of awards and honors that are detailed below.  The department welcomed a new faculty member, but sadly bid farewell to Fr. Walter.  We were honored to host the family of Nicholas Angelotti (B.S., 1950), as they helped us launch an undergraduate research fund in his name.

            Please know that we here in the department are proud of our alumni and welcome opportunities to learn of your accomplishments. Simply send an email to our assistant chair, Mary Prorok and we will do our best to incorporate items of interest into future newsletters.  In the meantime, I wish you an enjoyable remainder of the summer. Stay cool and stay in touch!

Zhang lands DOD breast cancer research award

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

Siyuan Zhang

Siyuan Zhang, the Dee Associate Professor of Biological Sciences who is also affiliated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute, landed a nearly $1.1 million Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award through the Department of Defense in August.

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Parking Services offers "Food for Fines"

Author: Cidni Sanders

Dome In Fall

For a second year, Notre Dame Security Police’s Parking Services will offer a way to pay off ticket fines and do good at the same time. Through the Food for Fines program, Parking Services will accept nonperishable food as payment for parking violations.

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Applications for the Naughton Fellowships now open

Author: Joanne Fahey

Dome In Fall

The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame (ND).

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