Eckerd College Chemistry News
The US Department of State's new science adviser is one of Eckerd College's own graduates, Dr. George Atkinson. Dr. Atkinson earned a chemistry degree here, did senior research with Dr. Robert Hatala, and was graduated in 1967. After earning a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, Dr. Atkinson went on to hold high and distinguished positions in the US and abroad. You can read more about Dr. Atkinson in these stories from Chemical and Engineering News and Physics Today (Adobe PDF files), and on Dr. Atkinson's Web page.