In July of 2013, five students were named Eckley Scholars, meaning they were granted a fellowship to stay on IWU’s campus over the summer and complete research under the guidance of a professor.  One of these five students was Xuewen “Maggie” Zhou ’14, a chemistry major.

Eckley Scholars and summer research students. Maggie Zhou '15 in chemistry lab.Maggie worked over the summer to design and synthesize molecular receptors to capture polyoxometalates. You can read more about Maggie’s summer research and the research of the other Eckley Scholars here.