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Summer honors and awards

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Cottrell Scholar TREE Award 

Teri Odom, the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry, has received a Cottrell Scholar TREE Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. The TREE (Transformational Research and Excellence in Education) Awards encourage and reward outstanding research. The honor confers an unrestricted $20,000 award to the institution on behalf of the recipient’s educational and scholarly work. Odom, whom the organization described as a “renaissance scientist,” will receive an additional $5,000 award to support lectures and travel to other institutions to help broadly communicate innovative research and educational accomplishments.