PULLMAN – WSU chemistry major Brian Shuhler received second-place honors and a $1,000 cash prize in a national research competition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in New Braunfels in December.
Shuhler, a senior from Bellingham, originally competed against more than 70 undergraduates from 62 universities and colleges in 30 states in the 2007 Frank and Sara McKnight Prize in Undergraduate Chemistry.
He was among the 10 top students who traveled to Texas for the final competition. Other universities represented among there include Brown, Mercer, Harvard, Maryland, Duke, Dartmouth, Illinois Wesleyan, and Trinity.
Shuhler’s research project, summarized and presented on a poster, is … » More …