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VOL. 23, NO. 17MARCH 6, 1998

Scientists Adapt Detergents for Medical, Everyday Use
Among the scientists working to find new uses for novel detergents are, from left: Carl Gryte; Ponisseril Somasundaran; Paul Duby; Nicholas Turro, and Alan West.—See FULL STORY.

College Honors Noted Alumni for Exceptional Career Achievements

Six Columbia College alumni—with professional accomplishments in settings as diverse as college communities, major corporations and the international arena—will be honored with Columbia’s John Jay Awards on Thurs., Mar. 26, in a black-tie event in Low Rotunda.

  The John Jay Awards are presented annually to alumni of distinction and are named for John Jay, a graduate of the class of 1764 who became the first Chief Justice of the United States.—See FULL STORY.

Next Issue:  The next issue of the Record will be dated Mar. 27. The Calendar deadline is Mar. 18. Have a happy spring break.