Southeastern science

Henry F. Schaefer III, Graham of the University of Georgia is to receive the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award from Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA). The award comes with a $20,000 honorarium and is in recognition of his efforts in "fostering excellence in scientific research." In their letter of nomination UGA President Michael Adams and Vice President for Research David Lee said: "Collectively, his publications have been cited more than 50,000 times, making him one of the most high cited chemists (as well as scientists) in the world."