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Catawba Students Attend National Chemistry Conference

March 23, 2016

Category: Chemistry, Events, Students


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 Brooke Baumgarten received honors for her outstanding research project.

Twelve Catawba College students recently attended the 251st National Conference of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, Calif., under the advisement of Dr. ChaMarra Saner, assistant professor of chemistry.

Eight of these students presented research projects that they have completed at the College or in conjunction with a subsidiary of Catawba College. Out of the research posters presented, two students, Emily Auwarter and Edward Robinson, received honors from the American Chemical Society committee on chemical education for their outstanding research focused on chemical education.

Student Brooke Baumgarten also received honors during the meeting from the American Chemical Society division of Analytical Chemistry for her outstanding research project.

All participating students were under the advisement of Drs. Carmony Hartwig, Richard Macri and ChaMarra Saner, respectively, all junior faculty at Catawba College.