Clemson University: Engineering and Science Education

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has recently informed Dr. Melanie Cooper, a faculty member in the Clemson department of chemistry, and interim chair of engineering and science education, that she has been selected to receive a 2009 Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences. The award will support Cooper's project entitled Organic Pad: A Tablet PC-Based Interactivity Tool for Teaching Chemistry. Dr. Cooper is one of 21 Special Grant award recipients. The complete list of awards is available at http://www.dreyfus.org <http://www.dreyfus.org/> .

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation is a leading non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of the chemical sciences. It was established in 1946 by chemist, inventor, and businessman Camille Dreyfus. He directed that the Foundation's purpose be "to advance the science of chemistry, chemical engineering and related sciences as a means of improving human relations and circumstances."