Congratulations to Sarah Spitznogle, '18, our 2017 Daniel H. Murray Memorial Award recipient.
The Dr. Daniel H. Murray Professional Development Award
was established in 2001 by Thomas Bardos, PhD, in memory of Dean
Murray, to recognize a student who is engaged in an innovative
research project, has demonstrated extraordinary scholarly
work, and has maintained a high level of academic
Dean Murray was instrumental in creating the high research reputation of our school. He fostered an environment of active and rigorous scholarship that continues today. More importantly, Dean Murray hired many outstanding scientists as faculty members, who have made life-long contributions to the growth of our school.
Among those whom he hired was Dr. Thomas Bardos, a premier
medicinal chemist who contributed significantly in the area of
chemotherapy; his scientific accomplishments have been recognized
by many national and international societies. Dr. Bardos
passed away in 2012 at the age of 96, an inspiration to our faculty
and students for almost a half-century.