Congratulations to Craig Lunte for being named a 2014 Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award recipient. As the most prestigious award for scholarly excellence in Kansas, Prof. Lunte is recieving the Dolph Simons Award in Biomedical Sciences as one of four receiving the annual Higuchi awards. This year's other recipients include Victor Bailey, recieving the Balfour Jeffrey Award in Humanities and Social Sciences, KU; Susan J. Brown, Olin Petefish Award in Basic Sciences, K-State; and Frank F. White, Irvin Youngberg Award for Applied Sciences, K-State.
Prof. Lunte is the fourth member of the Chemistry Department at KU to receive the Dolph Simons Award in Biomedical Sciences, including Richard Schowen (1982), Kristin Bowman-James (2002) and Susan Lunte (2012). Four other chemistry faculty have been former recipients of the Olin Petefish Award in Basic Sciences, including Ralph Adams (1982), Shih-I Chu (1988), George Wilson (1993) and Daryle Busch (1994).
A ceremony to recognize the 2014 recipients will be Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Lied Center of Kansas, KU. Please click here for more information about this award.