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Chemistry Senior Wins National Award

Riverside, Ca –
Mary Nguyen (c) UCR
Chemistry Senior Wins National Award
Mary Nguyen receives a Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award from the American Chemical Society. 

Mary Nguyen, a senior in chemistry and a CNAS Science Ambassador, has won a national Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award. This highly competitive award – only nine are awarded each year—supported her travel to the American Chemical Society’s National Meeting in Indianapolis September 8-12, 2013. At the conference, in addition to her divisional presentation Ms. Nguyen presented her research results at a poster session exclusively for Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award winners. She was also recognized at the Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Luncheon, and she was invited to breakfast with Madeleine Jacobs, Executive Director of the ACS.