UTM Chemical Society shows appreciation
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2011 2:53 pm
IN APPRECIATION – Under auspices of an International Year of Chemistry grant project, the Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) of the University of Tennessee at Martin and the University Academic Speakers program co-hosted the medical/technical director, Dr. Albert Wiley, of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) on Oct. 27. Student Members of the American Chemical Society presented Wiley with an IYC commemorative T-shirt and an appreciation plaque after his address. Lauren White (from left), Bethany Aden, Christy Lee, IYC project co-director Jhalak Patel, Kristin Brooks, Brandon Gindt, Wiley, Eric Bryuns, SMACS president Corey Jones, IYC project co-director Chelsea Peeler, Sam Moran, Amber Watson, Honors Programs director Dr. Lionel Crews, Heather Vascovsky, Sarah Maxey, Heather Streckert, Layla Gargus, Krishna Patel, Stephany Gourley, and SMACS advisor Dr. S. K. Airee. Wiley, head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center at Oak Ridge, presented a seminar to a large audience in Watkins Auditorium on the safety protocols of hazardous nuclear radiation incidents. He also conducted a workshop for honors students.