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Duquesne Chemistry Professor to Serve on Research Council Board

Dr. Ralph A. Wheeler, professor and chair of chemistry and biochemistry at Duquesne University, has been elected to the 2014 governing board of directors for the Council of Chemical Research.

The nonprofit group works to improve chemical innovation through collaboration and advocacy. Newly elected board members will be recognized during the council's annual meeting, May 18-20, in Alexandria, Va.

Wheeler is one of three faculty members in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department who have been named Fellows of the American Chemical Society in recognition of their excellent scholarship and outstanding service to the profession.

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