Undergraduate Awards

Two students in the laboratory of Professor Tran Nguyen have received prestigious awards for work on e-cigarette vaping products.

The Fate of Mercury in a Thawing Arctic

Professor Brett Poulin’s lab in ETX is collaborating with federal scientists at the Woodwell Climate Research Center to understand how climate change is affecting uptake of toxic mercury in aquatic food webs as Arctic permafrost thaws.

Professor Andrew Whitehead

Professor Andrew Whitehead won a UCD Advising and Mentoring award this summer and will be a Mentor Fellow through 2024.

The prestigious UCD Chancellor’s Fellow Program

Last year, Professor Michele La Merrill received this award in recognition of her research on chemical exposures that make it harder to burn calories (contributing to obesity) and that make breast cancer more deadly.