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WIU Alumna Pursuing Ph.D. Awarded Prestigious Research Study Opportunity

May 23rd, 2020

MACOMB, IL – A Western Illinois University alumna has been awarded a United States Department of Energy, Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award to study at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory this summer and fall. Hannah Drake, a 2016 WIU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in forensic chemistry, is currently pursuing a PhD in chemistry at Texas A&M University, specializing in light responsive materials for gas storage and separations. She is in her fourth year of doctoral study, studying under Professor Hong-Cai Zhou, who is considered to be one of the world experts... Read More

TEDxDavenport Unlike Anything You’ve Experienced

March 10th, 2019

TEDxDavenport will be held at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) in the John Deere Auditorium on Wednesday Mar 27. The event will kick off at 12 p.m. sharp and run through 5 p.m. with a networking intermission and a local craft brewery social hour following the conference. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of SOLVE FOR X. TEDxDavenport is unlike any conference or networking event you’ve attended. You’ll engage with other open-minded idea-seekers in a half-day exploration of powerful ideas and unique... Read More