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Next Year: 2009. Previous Year: 2007

December 23, 2008   Ashley Dreis is the first author on her paper, "Catalytic Carbon–Carbon Sigma-Bond Activation: An Intramolecular Carbo-Acylation Reaction with Acyl Quinolines," published as an ASAP article in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Read it.

October 10, 2008   Carly Andresen and Naveen R. Rondla have decided to work with the Douglas Group for their PhD studies. Carly earned her B.A. from College of St. Benedict / St. John's University near St. Cloud, Minnesota. Naveen earned his M.Sc. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India. Katie McGarry, who worked with us over the summer, will be continuing her PhD studies with the group.

September 24, 2008   Evgeny (Eugene) Beletskiy, a first-year graduate student from Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, will be conducting his PhD studies with the Douglas Group. Eugene was a LANDO student with the Douglas Group during Summer 2007, and was one of four students to help start up the lab.

July 7, 2008   Katie McGarry, an incoming graduate student from University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, will be working with the Douglas Group for the summer.

June 18, 2008   Hasan Arslan will be working with Elic Yagodkin this summer as a LANDO student.

June 4, 2008   Michael Wentzel has passed his oral preliminary exam.
May 27, 2008   Chelsea Willett, an undergraduate at Yale University, will be working with Jagan Reddy for the summer.
May 23, 2008   Jagan Reddy has passed his oral preliminary exam.
May 18, 2008   Congratulations to undergraduate students Todd Hyster and Jeff Schunk for graduating with their B.S. degrees in Chemistry. Todd will be heading to Colorado State University for graduate school and will be working with Professor Tom Rovis over the summer.

April 24, 2008   Graham Wenz and Chad Larson have received UROP (undergraduate research opportunities program) awards to conduct research during the fall of 2008. Graham will be working with Ashley Dreis during that time.

April 10, 2008  

Chad Larson and Joe Ostrowski have received Heisig/Gleysteen chemistry summer research funds to conduct research during the summer of 2008. Chad will continue working with the Douglas Group under Michael Wentzel's guidance, while Joe will be working with Aaron Massari.

January 20, 2008   Congratulations to undergraduate student Lindsey Musselman for graduating with her B.S. in Chemistry in December, and for her new job at General Mills.

January 8, 2008   Chad Larson and Brent Keller have joined the group as undergraduate researchers.

Next Year: 2009. Previous Year: 2007