Tag: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


UA Mock Trial Team Earns Program Record Bids at Regional Tournaments

From the March 2022 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s Mock Trial team is quickly making history, earning a program record of three bids to the next level of competition at this year’s American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournaments. The group, which consists of four competition teams (A, B, C, D), competed against dozens of nationally-ranked programs during a series of regional elimination tournaments in February.  Every team in the nation competes in these regional tournaments, with only the […]

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Chemistry Professor Named to Prestigious ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame

Dr. David Dixon

From the February 2022 Desktop News | When Dr. David Dixon was an undergraduate student at the California Institute of Technology, he was awarded a scholarship from the ARCS Foundation to help him with his tuition. Now, as a world-renowned computational chemist and Robert Ramsay Chair in the UA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, he has been named to the foundation’s Alumni Hall of Fame.  The ARCS Foundation is a prestigious national organization committed to furthering science through the financial […]

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2021-2022 Faculty and Staff Community Engagement Fellows Announced

Dr. Yinghui Liu

From the September 2021 Desktop News | The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences recently selected the inaugural class of Faculty and Staff Community Engagement Fellows. The program supports faculty and staff as they develop community-engaged research, creative activities, teaching and learning initiatives. Each fellow is selected based on the potential of their project’s positive impact on the community and society as a whole.   The 2021-2022 fellows bring together a diverse group of scholars from a variety of backgrounds and fields. Throughout the year they will participate in monthly special topics seminars, work on pilot projects, strengthen community partnerships, and create an environment where researchers and […]

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The Curious Case of DP Lyle

DP Lyle

From the 2020 Collegian | DP Lyle isn’t a man who makes decisions lightly. But when a decision is made, he doesn’t think twice about it—he sticks to it, and lets it shape the course of his life. While growing up in Huntsville, Alabama, Lyle says he was always working towards one thing: going to medical school. He’s known since a young age that he was destined to do medical work, but not because it’s what his family did, or […]

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