professor wins award
Craig Hill, Goodrich C. White Professor of Chemistry, has received
the 2002 Southern Chemist Award of the American Chemical Society.
The award, which covers scientists in 36 states, notes Hill’s
work in cluster science and other research areas.
Hill and his research group have established many of the physical,
chemical and biological properties of polyoxometalates, and large
and growing class of cluster compounds that are made up of metal
and oxygen atoms.
The award also recognizes Hill’s recent research on the first
manmade materials with dynamic function that can repair themselves
if damaged during operation and the preparation of new nanostructured
materials with multiple capabilities that have applications in medicine
as well as other various technologies.
Results of Hill’s work include a pollution-free method to
convert trees to paper and the realization of fabrics and cosmetics
that could remove pollutants from the air by catalyzing their oxidative
destruction by using the air itself.
LGBT now accepting
The President’s Commission on LGBT Concerns is accepting entries
for its undergraduate and graduate essay contest. The essays must
be in the field of lesbian/gay/queer studies, and should reflect
work completed between Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2002.
Graduate essays of 15–35 pages and undergraduate essays of
10–20 pages will be considered.
The awards of $500 for the graduate essay and $250 for undergraduates
will be presented by President Bill Chace at the LGBT Pride banquet,
Submissions are due to Maria Carrión in 501N Callaway by
5 p.m., Feb. 7. For more information contact Carrion at 404-727-2297
Museum gift shop
holds sale, Dec. 5–7
The Carlos Museum will host a three-day sale on everything in its
bookshop, Dec. 5–7. All merchandise, including bargain books,
will be discounted 20 percent. All items are available through mail
order as well.
The museum will be open from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec.
5 and from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., on the Dec. 6–7. For more
information, contact the bookshop at 404-727-0509.
Turner to speak
at law school, Jan. 13
CNN founder Ted Turner will appear as part of the School of Law’s
Distinguished Speakers Series, at noon, Jan. 13, in Gambrell Hall’s
The series is a student-led initiative to being respected individuals
to the law school to speak.
Turner’s ties to Emory are strong. For example, Turner’s
foundation is a generous supporter of the Turner Environmental Law
Clinic, located at the law school.