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Give back for today's students

We appreciate the many alumni and friends who have supported the Department of Chemistry. We greatly value your private gifts, as they are vital to keeping our program on the cutting edge and continuing a positive learning experience for our students.

Your gifts to the Chemistry Excellence Fund provide flexible, discretionary funds for the chair of Chemistry to aggressively pursue the big picture opportunities and address the most pressing needs of the department in pursuing its Strategic Plan for Excellence. Join other alums and friends in assisting the Department to develop cutting edge programs of transformative research. Your gift of any amount is greatly appreciated.

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Mark Fuerniss presenting Kaushik Panigrahi with his award plaque

Mark Fuerniss and family established a fund to commemorate the life of alum Stephen J. Fuerniss, Ph.D (1975) in Organic Photochemistry. Dr. Fuerniss’s coworkers uniformly speak of his honesty, forthrightness and helpfulness. This year’s graduate student award recipient exemplifies those same qualities and traits. If you would like to honor someone special in your life consider a memorial or remembrance fund.

"To me the Fuerniss award is a recognition of my contributions in organic chemistry as a Ph.D. student at UNL. It further motivates me to be a good scientist in the future." commented graduate student Kaushik Panigrahi.

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