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Franklin College professor to receive American Chemical Society award

Geert-Jan Boons, a Franklin Professor in the chemistry department, will receive the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society at the organization’s fall meeting in Denver.

The Cope Scholar Award recognizes and encourages excellence in organic chemistry. The award consists of $5,000, a certificate and a $40,000 unrestricted research grant to be assigned by the recipient to any university or nonprofit institution. The recipient is required to deliver an awards address at the Arthur C. Cope Symposium.