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Chemistry Majors Share Research at Conference

CONWAY, Ark. (February 24, 2014) – Hendrix chemistry majors Rebecca Meredith and Angela Gloyna recently presented their undergraduate research at the University of Memphis Undergraduate Research Conference. 

Gloyna, a senior from Houston, Texas, gave an oral presentation of her research titled “Formic acid adsorption on montmorillonite clay: Insights into atmospheric gas/surface interactions.”

Meredith, a junior chemistry major from Little Rock, Ark., won a coveted Outstanding Student Presentation Award, which included $200, for her presentation on “Comparing Water Adsorption Properties of Montmorillonite Clay Minerals.” She was one of only five students who won an award.

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