Twelve Institutions Named Beckman Scholars Program Awardees
The Beckman Scholars Program award is comprised of more than $1.5 million in funding for 61 undergraduate scholars at: University of Richmond, Pomona College, Bowdoin College, Miami University, Tufts University, University of Colorado, Boulder, Smith College, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Utah, University of California, Irvine, West Virginia University, and James Madison University. Each student will be provided with a unique 15-month mentored research experience, and each scholar-mentor pair received $26,000 in support. Congratulations!
Join Us At Beckman Receptions During These Upcoming Conferences
Beckman Program Awardees, Mentors, and Institutional Contacts: Are you heading to ACS 2020 in Philadelphia, or EB 2020 in San Diego? Join the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for private receptions at both because Beckman family + cocktails + heavy hors d'oeuvres = fun!
American Chemical Society Meeting 2020
(03/22/2020 - 03/26/2020 in Philadelphia)
Reception Date & Time: 03/23/2020 at 6:30 PM
Reception Location: Loews Philadelphia; PSFS Room
RSVP by Feb. 22 to attend this reception
Experimental Biology Meeting 2020
(04/04/2020 - 04/07/2020 in San Diego)
Reception Date & Time: 04/06/2020 at 6 PM
Reception Location: Lou & Mickey's; Red Room
RSVP by Mar. 25 to attend this reception
Save the Date for the Beckman Symposium
The next Beckman Symposium will be held Aug. 6 - 8, 2020 at Hotel Irvine and the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, California. Registration opens in Spring 2020 and all invited guests will receive additional details by email. We look forward to seeing you!
2019 BYI Leslie Schoop Named Moore Fellow in Materials Synthesis
Congratulations to 2019 Beckman Young Investigator Leslie Schoop, PhD, named a Moore Fellow in Materials Synthesis by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Schoop is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and received a 5-year grant in the amount of $1.7 million. The grant is "part of the foundation's Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Initiative (EPiQS), which strives to deepen understanding of the organizing principles that lead to complex collective behaviors of electrons in materials and engineered structures." moore.org
In December We Celebrated Mabel Beckman's Birthday, Born on 12/20/1900!