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Xiangyang (Sunny) Lei, associate professor of chemistry and interim chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was named by the Office of Undergraduate Research as the recipient of Lamar University's 2016 Faculty Mentor Award.
Distinguished Professor Glenn Utter's recently published book Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy examines various approaches to firearms, including constitutional and legal issues, public health and criminal justice concerns, and perspectives on personal safety and self-defense.
Students from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Chemical Engineering were awarded a $15,000 research grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's P3 Program for their proposal to design and synthesize sustainable, environmentally friendly coating systems with self-healing and feedback properties using linseed oil monomers.
Social work majors recently gathered to experience first-hand many of the trials facing the aging population by simulating the process of aging themselves.
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences was gifted software licenses for both Petrel E&P and Techlog welbore software platforms for research use from industry leader, Schlumberger. This gift is valued at roughly $1.7 million.
Efforts by the Department of Political Science and the Reaud Honors College resulted in four Lamar University students being selected to participate in the National Presidential Nominating Conventions through the Washington Center’s Campaign 2016 program.